Monthly Archives: September 2006
Hello, all you idiots. Ready to do some dumb Christmas shopping?
Oh dear. You don’t like being talked to that way? Then you’d best have a word with the Ontario government, which is poised to ban retail … Continue reading
Last week I thought it too soon to draw lessons from the shootings at Dawson College, the shock and grief too fresh. Now I want to try to draw them using old-fashioned “if/then” reasoning. I feel lonely on both counts.
So … Continue reading
Ahoy, me hearties. ’Tis almost talk like a pirate day. On Sept. 19, let’s all say Arrr!
Any lubbers not adequately conversant with this terminology (that means “Huh?”) can tack over to www.talklikeapirate.com/howto.html for a few pointers, … Continue reading
My colleague Susan Riley just returned from summer vacation dismayed that nothing had changed in Canadian politics. To be fair, we have sunk a few more inches into the mire, and at least we avoided sudden disaster. But our politics … Continue reading