What happened to “about”?
All of a sudden, practically overnight, everyone stopped saying “about.”
People stopped having conversations about, or discussions about, or concerns about, or anxieties about.
Instead, everyone up to and including L2 speakers fluent in English started having conversations, discussions, concerns, and anxieties around.
I’ve seen multiple stories this spring on our country’s online teaching fiasco, but I have yet to see an account of what the pandemic did to trainings.
It’s not good.
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We spoke this past Monday. Janyce is a former facilitator-turned-anti-FC crusader; Susan is the founder and leader of the Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia (GSoW) project.