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- ‘In other words, so-called assimilators are not aping heterosexual norms but instead embracing the middle class lifestyle?’
- ‘Their contributions to nationalism were hidden in two ways: first, because nationalism contains many patriarchal assumptions, and second, because feminists often focus on women as victims, not assimilators.’
- ‘Some Russian reviewers have also expressed skepticism about viewing Makine as a model assimilator whose mastery of his second language stems entirely from admiration and respect for the culture it represents.’
- ‘By using the word ‘freedom’ in this statement about his search for a poetic language, he gestures toward the concept of liberation that lies at the center of narratives that portray him as a model assimilator.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.