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Just Words

Posted by Michael Dolan on October 22, 2012 in Uncategorized |

        John Conley, William O’Barr ask you these questions: Is it “just words” when a lawyer cross-examines a rape victim in the hopes of getting her to admit an interest in her attacker? Is it “just words” when the Supreme Court hands down a decision or when business people draw up a contract?            The […]

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The Zing’s the Thing Wherein We’ll Catch the King

Posted by Michael Dolan on October 16, 2012 in Uncategorized |

                This year it’s “zing.”  You know what I mean.  Commentators, to prove they are insiders not just another no-nothing blow hard, have suddenly en mass adopted the term “zinger” when discussing presidential debates.                  Later we will need a university study to tell us how these terms spring up overnight.  But for now we […]

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It’s Banned Books Week. Let’s Party!!!

Posted by Michael Dolan on October 2, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Celebrate Sept. 30 – Oct. 6.  This year’s “10 most challenged titles”: ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r (series), by Lauren Myracle Reasons: offensive language; religious viewpoint; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group The Color of Earth (series), by Kim Dong HwaReasons: nudity; sex education; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne CollinsReasons: […]

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