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'THEY ALL LOOK THE SAME': An Australian Olympics commentator's poor word choice about the Chinese ski team raises eyebrows

  • The comment attracted criticism from a number of watchers at home — some of whom had missed the earlier context about the jump style, while others maintained the poor phrasing about the jump style could come off as racist.
  • While it appears the issue was just poor phrasing, it adds to a number of instances of insensitivity or mishaps by the media in covering Pyeongchang.
  • And a Chicago TV station accidentally replaced the host city's name, Pyeongchang, with that of US restaurant chain P.F. Chang.
  • Businesses have also made a number of blunders including confusing Pyeongchang with the capital of North Korea, Pyongyang.
  • The confusion is not new, and is why the city changed the spelling of its name for the games.

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Why are we still debating whether dating apps work?

  • This experience, and the experience Johnston describes — the gargantuan effort of narrowing thousands of people down to a pool of eight maybes — are actually examples of what Helen Fisher acknowledged as the fundamental challenge of dating apps during that debate that Ashley and I so begrudgingly attended.
  • The fundamental challenge of the dating app debate is that every person you’ve ever met has anecdotal evidence in abundance, and horror stories are just more fun to hear and tell.
  • In the most recent Singles in America survey, conducted every February by Match Group and representatives from the Kinsey Institute, 40 percent of the US census-based sample of single people said they’d met someone online in the last year and subsequently had some kind of relationship.

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