Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Descent of English

Once in a while, against my better judgement, I get upset by the mis-use of English—not just in conversation, where perfection is rarely expected or appropriate, but in carefully scripted presentations, news copy, narrations and voice-overs, articles, books, etc. I … Continue reading

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“Untold Backstory” — Cast of Characters

The story in my post of last September contains a large number of characters. Recently, the entire cast, with a few adjustments, reappeared in an expanded, more dramatic version that appears in my forthcoming collection, Brain Frieze. In September I also … Continue reading

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