The Things People Say—4: Verbal Squid Ink
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I want to state at the outset that this article is not about political points of view. It’s about the way we communicate or fail to communicate ideas. I have been without political affiliation my entire adult life, but am … Continue reading

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Words and the War of the World View

I’ve spent the last week or so poring over materials on street harassment for a presentation and a series of blogs I want to do. Harassment has become rather a high-profile item because—among other things—several women in the last several years have been killed for rejecting the advances of … Continue reading

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What’s in a Word: Shared Worlds/Shared Words
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In my last article on word-smithery, I made the observation that “There are two parties to [the author-reader relationship], of course, the writer has to know how to use the words, but the reader has to know how to read … Continue reading

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