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RIP Hefner and Dyhrenfurth ... (David Duggan, USA, 09/29/17 10:35 am) While the rest of the world mourns the death of Playboy founder and longtime editor-in-chief Hugh Hefner (formerly of Chicago) at 91, I thought my fellow WAISers would be interested to l ...
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US Universities Could Do a Better Job Preparing Chinese Students ... (Richard Hancock, USA, 07/22/17 2:22 pm) I read the article posted by Rodolfo Neirotti with great interest. It seems to me that the U of Iowa needs to concentrate on giving the Chinese students better preparation. My wife Nancy worked ...
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TOEFL, English Proficiency, and a Trip to DC ... (Istvan Simon, USA, 07/23/17 9:47 am) It seems to me that if a student cannot communicate in English he or she should not be admitted to ...
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Chinese Students in the US: The Good and the Bad ... (Henry Levin, USA, 07/23/17 7:06 am) Yes, in response to John E (22 July), the typical Chinese student has changed across the countr ...
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Foreign Purchases of US Real Estate on Rise ... (Richard Hancock, USA, 07/21/17 6:16 am) The July 18 Wall Street Journal contains an article, "Foreign Buyers Pump Up US Home Prices," by Laura Kusisto. She states that foreign buyers purchased $153 billion of reside ...
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US Universities Could Do a Better Job Preparing Ch ... (Richard Hancock, USA, 07/22/17 2:22 pm) I read the article posted by Rodolfo Neirotti with great interest. It seems to me that the U o ...
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Another Dorothy Parker Quote...and a New Arrival ... (Henry Levin, USA, 06/23/17 3:24 pm) I think we are on the cusp of a contest of favorite quotes by Dorothy Parker. My candidate: I like to have a martini. Two at the very most. Three I'm under the table. F ...
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More Insight from Dorothy Parker ... (Edward Jajko, USA, 06/24/17 8:42 am) My personal favorite among Dorothy Parker's sayings comes from when she was asked to use the wor ...
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Illustrious Parkers: Eleanor and Dorothy ... (David Duggan, USA, 06/23/17 8:36 am) I believe Tim Brown meant Dorothy Parker (nee Rothschild), not Eleanor.  My favorite Dorothy Parker quote: "If all the girls at Dartmouth's Winter Carnival were laid end to end, I wouldn ...
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Another Dorothy Parker Quote...and a New Arrival ... (Henry Levin, USA, 06/23/17 3:24 pm) I think we are on the cusp of a contest of favorite quotes by Dorothy Parker. My candidate: I ...
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