2 thoughts on “graduates . com

  1. I’m not surprised at all. Just think of the last several years of “graduates,” a term that has begun to lose most of its (etymological) meaning, no?

  2. In an era when we “buy” and buy degrees, absolutely.

    I was too lazy to write the more extended analysis that revolves around Kenyans’ professed anglo-superiority; the class and regional dynamics that shape Kenyan experiences with language; the more experimental–and interesting ways–in which this aural transcription mimics the writing of many Kenyan languages–my written Gikuyu, for example, often reads this way to a fluent speaker; and, the way transnational circuits of communication undoubtedly shape this utterance (“hook up”; the use of “z” in “guyz”)

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