. . . but here’s what bothers me when Rush & GWB use phrases like “the Democrat Party” or “the Democrat candidate.”
My friend Sue, an intelligent, cultured, well-traveled woman, doesn’t like the word “Jew.” She knows the word in and of itself is benign and neutral, like “Jewish” or “Christian,” but she doesn’t like […]
. . . but have you seen this commercial yet?
Jesus. I remember how shocked Donna and I were when we saw our first Ultra Brite commercial . . . remember the toothpaste that gave your mouth “sex appeal”? That was in the late 60s or early 70s, back when you couldn’t say the […]
Some time ago, on my other blog, I expounded on “internet” versus “Internet.” This is what I said:
Yeah, I know we’re supposed to capitalize “internet.” Some people even capitalize “web.” I won’t do it. Is internet capitalized because it’s relatively new? What about telegraph, telephone, and television? Did they capitalize those words when they […]
After my father died, I said I’d write more about him. My Uncle Lindley unearthed a letter Dad wrote to me in 1992, describing the ship he was assigned to at the end of World War II, when he was a sailor in the US Navy.
Here are some excerpts from Dad’s letter:
Everybody’s seen Easy Rider, right?
So Donna and I were flipping through channels the other night, and we caught the last half hour of Easy Rider on American Movie Classics. Something struck me as really odd, and I’m wondering if anyone else saw the same thing.
There’s Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and the two prostitutes […]
. . . sorry, couldn’t help myself!