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First things first: mYak is pronounced "my yak." I learned this only after an embarrassing volley where I kept saying "em-yak" and the other person kept staring at me blankly until she got it, looked at me pityingly, and gently

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First things first: mYak is pronounced "my yak." I learned this only after an embarrassing volley where I kept saying

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