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  • A grammar cheat sheet

    A grammar cheat sheet
    If researchers are to be believed, kids lose up to an entire grade level each year to "summer brain drain," wherein recently acquired knowledge oozes out of their minds and melts onto the pavement while they participate in such pointless activities as "play."
  • The mistake of taking the hard line

    Commenting from Albion, the estimable Picky recently wrote: "As I look back on a very privileged life I note that although the language I spoke mostly as a child was that of the London streets, my parents (typically of the upper working class in those...

    Sex sins of mighty are old hat in literature

    Sex sins of mighty are old hat  in literature
    It didn't start with Twitter — and it won't end with Weiner. For centuries, the theme of sexual sins committed by the powerful has been scintillating source material for the arts. In poems and plays, in novels and films and TV series, artists...

    Not your usual seasonal sounds

     
    From Bob Dylan tackling 'Here Comes Santa Claus' to the "Avenue Q' puppets doing 'Ave Maria,' there's something for everyone. It's become an annual ritual -- the flooding of the music market with dozens, if not hundreds, of holiday-themed titles,...

    A drama critic's turn to face the music

    A drama critic's turn to face the music
    Critics don't get much respect. (Pause here for raucous laughter.) If you doubt it, look up the word "critic" in any book of quotations and see what you find. H.L. Mencken's "New Dictionary of Quotations" is full of zinger after zinger, most of which...