Select Page

Expressions enrich the language

As is demonstrated in the hilarious book by David Sedaris: In “Rooster at the Hitchin’ Post,” Sedaris once again relates the saga of his brother Paul — the estimable Rooster — who has gained a number of pounds and a bride-to-be, but lost...

Hollywood spin

It’s amazing, the lengths that Hollywood will go to in order to shelter the American public from other cultures. Yesterday I watched the movie “Jack and Sarah“, set in London with a predominantly British cast. The love interest aka heroin was...

Ban on choice

We live in a society where having a choice is valued, even encouraged. But sometimes the value of having more options is exaggerated or even harmful. The current trend in the schooling system is to encourage pupils early on to make career decisions, like whether they...