Three of My Language Pet PeevesWhat is the origin of these three English-language pet peeves? Could it be as a caregiver, I felt my time was not respected at the doctor’s office? Or are these due to English being my second language? As a first-generation American, we, like many immigrant families, spoke my parents’ native language. In my case, it was Armenian and I was initially challenged to decipher which were the English words to use in a mono-lingual tolerant school. I later learned to speak Spanish (especially after I’ve had some tequila). I even spoke a bit of Mandarin Chinese and Japanese. (I […]