You Know What I Mean

My friend Agastya wrote:

Miscommunication occurs when one speaker uses a word in one context, and another interprets that same word slightly differently due to his or her own preconceptions about what that word actually means.

Was he talking about the analysis related to a tricky technology project?  Nope, but he could have been.  He was actually talking about about how gaps in language and culture can create miscommunications (at best) and misunderstandings (at worst).

These gaps are showcased in the play he’s directing called, Mother in Another Language.

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