By Mark Peters

An irreverent lexicon of the doubtless limitless methods we name bullshit, written by means of a McSweeney's columnist and etymologist, illustrated by way of a New Yorker-contributing cartoonist.

What's the adaptation among "balderdash" and "drivel"? the place did "mumbo-jumbo" come from? How in case you use "meadow mayonnaise"? What's "felgercarb" and which well known television exhibit coined it?

There are enormous quantities of universal and infrequent phrases for bullshit in English, together with borrowings from German, turn-of-the-century sailors, The Simpsons, and past. Bullshit is far and wide, yet now not it all is created equivalent. Mark Peters's Bullshit: A Lexicon is the convenient advisor to determining and calling BS in all of its many varieties, from "bunk" and "claptrap" to "applesauce" and "gobbledygook." filled with ancient evidence, popular culture tidbits, and definitions for every time period, Bullshit is ideal for humor readers, language enthusiasts, and an individual seeking to describe life's daily annoyances.

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The advantage of this agreement is that student demand for studying abroad is very high as their degrees will be topped up, so the recruitment numbers are good. The student quality is not high, but is relatively good. The disadvantage is that the application for provincial licences still takes time and needs foreign partner’s support. However, it is much easier than applying for an MOE permit. Articulation programmes with no licences International Colleges are very popular in Chinese universities.

Even considering a possible bias of those respondents in charge and in favour of internationalisation, the universities appear to expect strong government commitment. At the same time, more than 80 per cent of responding universities held a favourable view of the employment of international faculty members. These results are consistent with the expectations of Japanese universities to develop their human resources through internationalisation. 6 Expectations for universities and governments (%) Total (N = 624) Japanese universities should be more internationally competitive.

This is very true in China. Factors in both the external and internal environment of Chinese universities, such as financial constraints and increasing student demands, lead to the emergence of articulation programmes. Vlasceanu and Wilson (2000) stated that “internationalisation can be regarded as one of the methods to promote sustainable national development”. Articulation programmes appear as a direct product of the internationalisation of higher education and are seen as part of a strategy for the internationalisation of the wider economy.

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