Quick: who said the sentence in the title of this post? That’s right, it’s your favorite Member of Congress, Marjorie Taylor Greene! Linguist Mark Liberman, incidentally a former classmate of mine, observes that Steve Silberman nominated the above sentence of Greene’s to… Read More ›
Every American Jewish family—and a few Gentile families as well—have a family story that they’re convinced is true: the family name had been changed by an immigration official at Ellis Island more than a century ago. In my case, the… Read More ›
Leading Republican congressman Jim Jordan is well-known as an expert on “pronouns“:
Spotted on today’s walk in Dorchester, at the corner of Neponset Ave and South Monroe Terrace:
Spotted on Carruth Street during yesterday’s walk:
Yes, Leonard Cohen wrote this back in 1992, and performed it in 2008 — but it’s the song we need today as we close out 2020.