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Jiminy Cricket! The notion of allowing your children to use swear words — in certain controlled settings, when they are old enough — provokes heated response. I know, because I suggested that very notion in this column a few weeks ago and...
May is National Hamburger Month, and the industry hopes you'll forget all about last month, when a Utah man attracted publicity by claiming he had a 14-year-old McDonald's hamburger that has never been refrigerated yet looks like new — no mold, no...
The meaning of some common sayings and phrases don't always mean now what they did once upon a time. The study of the history of the English language--or etymology-- is as complicated as it is intriguing, with many of our words strung together from an...
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Danica Patrick and buckle bunny in the same sentence? That'll catch the eye. In an exclusive interview with the popular NASCAR driver, Fox Sports' Lee Spencer chronicles why Patrick was dressed in a western outfit, complete with a fancy belt buckle,...
The Baltimore SunEach week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word: GIT No, not the rural American imperative of get, but...
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Movie shootouts are often dazzling feats of marksmanship. Few filmmakers have the guts to show their version of "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" the way such gunfights actually go down — dozens of rounds, most missing the mark; pistols popping off,...
This column would be so easy to write if only I worked for OC Weekly. At that rakish-and-proud-of-it publication, just about anything goes, and that includes swear words. But here I am stuck at an apparently family-friendly paper, which poses a...
RapGenius.com Could Be the Future For Explaining Rap Lyrics -- And Just About Everything Else -- OnlineOver the last 10 years, websites that rely on crowdsourcing have become some of the most effective information-based products of the Internet revolution. But one unlikely site with roots in New Haven, RapGenius.com, may be altering the future of...
History takes center stage in Libba Bray’s new novel, which she shared at the Miami Book Fair this year. Teenlink: How long has the idea for The Diviners been brewing in your mind and how did it get there? Libba Bray: Oh, gosh, you know, I...
Satchmo at the Waldorf By Terry Teachout. Directed by Gordon Edelstein. Through Nov. 4 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org Enter, coughing. Not laughing or blowing his treasured trumpet. The great...
Chicago Tribune reportersThere's been a lot of beard news to comb through this summer: Egypt elected Mohammed Morsi, its first bearded president. In Ohio, the big news is a series of beard- and hair-cutting attacks by Amish people against fellow Amish. Meanwhile, entertainment...
In 1956, Terry "Tubesteak" Tracy, freshly fired from his job at a downtown insurance company, bid goodbye to the 9-to-5 life and headed for the Malibu shore, where he built himself a shack out of wood scraps and palm fronds and sailed into surfing...
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