“My life has been one long descent into respectability,” she once remarked.
In a previous column I noted that the use of the word “methinks” was a sign to stop reading.
Spelling is a matter of writing, of course, whereas language is fundamentally about speaking. Speaking came long before writing, we speak much more, and all but a couple of hundred of the world’s thousands of languages are...
Amish-themed romance fiction generates $720 million in annual sales.
in the turn-based strategy game Civilization 5, “Jesuit Education” is a bonus that lets you spend faith points to set up research facilities.
They included a three-card-monte dessert and—further belaboring the locavore trend—a cheese-and-beer course that emerged from an old-fashioned Central Park picnic basket.
The Vatican owns roughly 177 million acres of land worldwide, including Vatican City, its embassies and other properties. No one denies that. But King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia owns more land, and the biggest property-owner in...
He predicted a subjective age in which ‘anger will constitute the real male emotion, anger over the fact that all the arts and sciences will be overrun and clogged up with shocking dilettantism; bewildering chatter will talk...
The culture of rural Sweden is fixated on an imagined America of the 60s: American cars and American music are everywhere.