Category Archives: humor

The War on Apostrophe

O, the much-embattled apostrophe, whose legacy is under fire in the English language, now faces an even greater, if not farcical, fight in Kazakhstan as folks become apoplectic. Is this apocalyptic? Or merely apocryphal? “Linguists . . . protested that the president’s … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Olympics Update—Underdogs Fiji and New Zealand Top the Medal Count

So, I stay up to effing midnight to get some pole vault action and what do I get in return from NBC? Six vaults as an afterthought to four hours of at times interminable,  jingoistic coverage.  (My friend Rich in … Continue reading

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