You might have thought that the idea of “taking back” words with derogatory meanings was a relatively new concept. Â Not so, as today’s meme demonstrates.
Experts in risk analysis have a model they use to describe the dynamics of disasters and our efforts to prevent them. Â It’s called the cumulative act effect, or more frequently (and popularly) the Swiss cheese model. Â In short, it imagines
Leslie Charteris (1907-1993) created one of the most enduring characters of adventure fiction: Simon Templar, aka The Saint. Â This quote is from one of the early Saint stories.
In case anyone thought that the candidacy of Donald Trump was entirely without precedent, I offer up Huey Long. Â If you try a Google image search for him, you will very quickly find I’m not the first to think so.
Returning from a two-week absence due to illness, I cheer myself up with this one.