Day: June 28, 2005

Slanguage

These are the last results I expected to get. Your Slanguage Profile Aussie Slang: 75% British Slang: 50% Victorian Slang: 50% Canadian Slang: 25% Prison Slang: 25% Southern Slang: 25% New England Slang: 0% What Slanguage Do You Speak? via…

Love, CWA-style

Thanks to World o’ Crap for directing me to this poignant piece from Concerned Women for America. Here’s the premise: Janice is pissed because she realizes that she’s been mopping with a foam mop for 20 years when, really, she…

Blaming “the culture”

What caused the rampant sexual abuse in the Catholic church? Why, academics, liberals, and “the culture,” of course! That’s according to Sen. Rick Santorum, at least. It is startling that those in the media and academia appear most disturbed by…

Reading, Writing, Retailing

Dave Eggers (who I have a huge lit-crush on) co-authors a great op/ed in the New York Times about the teaching profession. It is completely ridiculous, he asserts, that teachers are so under-paid that they often have to take on…