Linguist, lexicographer, radio host, public speaker

“Beyond the Oaks,” by Bridget Hall Grumet, from the

“The fact is, the river is either an Outstanding Florida Waterway or it’s not. In other words, either this is a precious commodity and is going to be treated like it, or not. And you can’t tell me putting that many people in a small place on the river that is already hard pressed is good for the environment, good for the river or good for the people of Florida. Remember, I own a lot of land, and I understand what the value is of developing it. But at some point, you’ve got to make choices, and it’s time we made choices.”

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Grant Barrett