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I Am An English Major

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    Bibliophile. - I am an English Major. I love English, I love literature, and I love words.  They are what truly makes me happy :)
    bextacy bextacy 21-25, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2007

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    Because I Had To! - I couldn't study anything other than English, I really couldn't.  Everything else just seems so...ridiculous to me, I guess. I'm English with emphasis on...
    felinethespian felinethespian 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2008

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    Happy - I have always LOVED anything having to do with books and words, so it seemed natural that I would be an English major from the beginning...not so-- after going through 2...
    ashliecariese ashliecariese 22-25, F May 10, 2012

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    Got My B.A. Now What? - As the wonderful song from Avenue Q states: "What do you do with a B.A. in English?" I've been reading and writing ever since I learned how and after...
    t3hdoublehelix t3hdoublehelix 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    Poetry - How do you speak the unspoken?How can the unspoken be beautiful?Poetry is my sky.  I want my sky.  Nothing but sky... Nothing but sky. 
    nightriver nightriver 18-21 1 Response Jun 14, 2012

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    English Major - Always knew I was a reader and a writer. From a really young age. But the problem is....now I'm stuck with this crappy major that I love. Sometimes your true loves...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    A Lifelong Love Of English - I have loved English, writing and literature for as long as I've lived.  I have not wanted anything more in my life, and I'm finally on the road...
    darreilley darreilley 31-35 Nov 23, 2010

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    Use of An English Major? - I am an English major because I always knew I would be. It's always been a kind of calling for me. Always my favorite classes, and like most...
    BrenMore BrenMore 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    Third Major's The Charm! - I am a new English major, I transferred out of Biology just recently (which I transferred to from Chemical Engineering). The science stuff just wasn't...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 31, 2010

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    Ever Since I Learned To Read, I Knew. - I taught myself how to read in kindergarten, looking at cubby holes. After that, anything with words was fair game. My like of reading...
    Panurgos Panurgos 18-21, F 1 Response May 9, 2011

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    And by that I mean: I was an English major. But I sometimes think that I was born an 'English major' and that I'll more or less be that forever.
    UnimaginativeDoubleEntendre UnimaginativeDoubleEntendre 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    Creative Writing - I'm an English major with a creative writing track. I love it. I'm also a sociology minor. I hope to be a middle school or high school English teacher...
    katpunkhippiegirl katpunkhippiegirl 18-21, F Nov 28, 2008

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    The Only Serious Path. - I love stories. I love imagery. Poetry and fiction.  I think i could go without food or drink if only I could have a pile of novels and short story...
    istruggle istruggle 18-21, M 3 Responses May 22, 2008

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    English is not my native language but still I want to speak it naturally. I have always problem in expressing my thoughts using this language. I wish I could learn more. I am...
    chocogirl87 chocogirl87 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I'm not sure whether I've improved any especially in English, I tried really hard to master it whether in writing or speaking. I find it hard every time when I learn the language...
    iqmalzbrown iqmalzbrown 26-30, M Mar 18

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    Actually english language is not my mother tounge so its a little bit hard for me to mastering on it. Sometime i need friends who can help me improving my english language. So i...
    myselfhere myselfhere 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Anyone here wants to play a role as an english teacher and practice with me , To speak English as a piece of cake . ^__^
    essoo essoo 22-25, M Mar 25

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    I'm wrapping up my freshman year at RIT, and I still am searching for a major. I am currently leaning towards journalism and film studies. At first, I wanted to do film...
    CookieMischief CookieMischief 18-21, F Mar 28

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    i am a highschool student, Arabic is my first language, English is second. i would like to improve my English by chatting with native speakers .. and if anyone interested in Arabic...
    Ahmed3Salah Ahmed3Salah 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Yes without borders, language and culture we are doomed. Each immigrant group brings their own little something to America but we must blend in like a melting pot. Every group...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    English Is Very Strange Did you know that "verb" is a noun? How can you look up words in a dictionary if you can't spell them? If a word is misspelled in a dictionary, how...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I got an Associate's degree in English back in 2009 on complete accident.
    eroshiyda eroshiyda 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    If you're going to add me as a friend or message me, I hope you take the time to get to know me by reading my profile and browsing my stories. Since that is (should be) the case...
    NightLightCrimes NightLightCrimes 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I am proud, sorry ,I mean fortunate to be English and feel we have given more to society than other nations. I do feel we are losing our way sometimes and feel our nation needs to...
    omgspinner omgspinner 61-65, M Mar 25

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    I am English and I think American accents are sexy
    klain45 klain45 26-30, M a week ago

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    I love the English accent esp the posh one like mine ha
    EnglishEmpress EnglishEmpress 41-45, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Well I can write English but I face problem while communicating with people. Any suggestion or help is sincerely appreciated.
    justtopasstime justtopasstime 18-21, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I haven't posted on this in so long but I'm really stuck and I don't know who to talk to about it . Background story : I was entering college as a biology major but during...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I'm majoring in psychology and I'm very interested in particularly Abnormal psychology. But I am also majoring is sociology. How do I find a job in the field of both psychology and...
    migliorc migliorc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I've been completely lying to everyone and I want to stop, so I am. I'm not a psychopath, but I have the same beliefs. I have the similar beliefs because I'm severely depressed and...
    TommiAdkins TommiAdkins 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I got diagnosed with major depression. I was a cutter but i found some coping skills. My parents make me so angry i just wanna die. well that is my first post lol
    Zoelynne Zoelynne 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Im from the North West but have lived all over the country. Whilst there are things I love about England and Britain I want to travel beyond the little island. Im not a nationalist...
    Earthgirl188 Earthgirl188 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 19

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    I hate it when people text me and they are short texting, it just rapidly reduces a persons intelligence in my opinion. Write properly people, you are making yourselves look thick...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 19

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    AND PROUD OF IT. From the South eastern counties .
    Medog Medog 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Except in these parts we call it 'humour'. That silent vowel makes all the difference, friends...
    jacksee66 jacksee66 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Greetings from the south west! Do feel free to say 'Hey'- or your greeting of choice- have a bizarrely free day ahead and looking to use it well. Or badly. Or someway or other...
    jacksee66 jacksee66 46-50, M 5 Responses Mar 28

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    Are there any ladies from england online?
    smoothsteve smoothsteve 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 2

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    XxDazzlexX XxDazzlexX 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Now. Much as I dislike stereotyping... ...been here a few weeks. And it seems that the Colonials over the pond seem to have some distinctly bizarre obsessions. Lots of (very un...
    jacksee66 jacksee66 46-50, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    BRITISH Live in UK Anyone else from uk?
    CowGirlx CowGirlx 26-30, F 50 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was born in Harlow in Essex. I loved growing up in my home town. Even though, I am now living in the states, I still remember fondly the places , I have seen. Memories, I shall...
    tizzy1971 tizzy1971 41-45, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi I am jack and I am thirteen years old
    jack10000 jack10000 13-15, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I had a boyfriend for 10 years then another boyfriend for 4. I lived with both. I only had 2 months of being single in between the first and second relationship. I was the one to...
    warrior2525 warrior2525 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Hi, new to this site, I'm having a hard time right now. I know that 3 mos is nothing compared to some of my fellow bloggers, but it seems like an eternity for me. I'm just tired...
    grneyez99 grneyez99 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    At the moment negotiating what i want to do with my tutors. I want to write a children s story book and illustrate it. One of my tutors thinks I cant do that in 6 to 8 weeks and...
    jellybean113 jellybean113 41-45, F Mar 26

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    I haven't had one in months, but as soon as my alarm went off (the first time) this morning I immediately began breathing heavy, then hyperventilating. Within a few moments I was...
    dbushy dbushy 41-45, M Apr 3

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    And it's awful. I hate it so much.
    popcornpillows popcornpillows 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    i should really do my sociology essays.. Right after I tidy up my room and eat something! I promise I'll do it right after that... I promise... lol
    weeklyrubbishcollection weeklyrubbishcollection 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I hardly have any friends that do drugs plus I'm a Mormon (not really)? I think the main reason I do drugs is to battle my anxiety
    molestay molestay 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There is something that always puzzled me. I trying to understand when people proofread my work, some people can follow what I'm trying to say while others can't. Some people I...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter is obd2repair PC-based service tool. CAT Caterpillar ET can access Electronic Control Modules (ECMs) from a personal computer. CAT ET 2011A V1...
    obd2repair obd2repair 22-25, F Mar 19

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    Religion or nationality doesn't matter as long as you believe in Almighty God as One and can speak English fluently. I have 4 apartments for living in. I will give you one of...
    newmuslimstv newmuslimstv 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 20