Tag: Nicholas Kristoff

The More You Know…Your Life in Literacy!

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Oh, c’mon, columnist Nicholas Kristoff, don’t go using words like “heuristic,” thinking that we who consider ourselves highly literate know what it means. Abbreviated, here’s his sentence: “A leader of a prominent internet company…told me that the firm regards admission to Harvard as a useful heuristic of talent…” It’s possible that grade-school kids get “heuristic” […]

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