Browsing Month November, 2008

The American Dialect Society seeks 2008 word-of-the-year nominations

The American Dialect Society is now accepting nominations for the “word of the year” of 2008. What is the word or phrase which best characterizes the year 2008? What expression most reflects the ideas, events, and themes which have occupied the United States and its residents? Nominations should be sent to woty@americandialect.org. They will be more…

First Haircut

Guthrie, at 19 months, got his first haircut today. He now knows Vito the Barber by name. He was very good, though a little nervous. His papa held him in his lap the whole time. You can see the little rat’s nest in the back that had to go. Like I said, he was very more…