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Unformatted text preview: Kathryn Gunning Rec: Thursday 8 am117 Week Six: Stranger in a Strange Land We all have common stocks of knowledge that connect us with the people around us: to have conversations that have shortcuts to meanings we all know. I tried interacting with people without this basic knowledge and I got some mixed reactions. When talking with my friends I would ask what they mean by pre gaming or hooking up they asked me if I was drunk. I, also, got together with a friend from high school; she said I really missed me I asked her what she meant by that she asked if I was drunk, as well. We trust on predictable behavior and social knowledge (Walden 2007). When I didnt have predictable behavior or common social knowledge my friends automatically assumed Im not sober or in my right mind, they couldnt accept that I possibly didnt understand what they were saying. From the last chapter we read about ethnomethodology, Most people take for granted the underlying interaction rulesthe...
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