Tag Archive | cross cultural work

Mother Tongue, Native Speaker, and Assorted Assumptions

Mother Tongue, Native Speaker, and Assorted Assumptions

One job description stood out on the online job board for writers.  The post was long but promising, and I continued reading until the last lines. “Write the word ‘pineapple’ at the start of your application so I know you’ve read it through.” “Only native speakers from North America can apply.” And then, in all […]