SISTER TYRANT: We must accept ourselves before we can accept othersI live in a house with three younger siblings, all of whom have been under my dictatorship at one point in time or another. I won’t lie; I can be a mean big sister who shows no mercy.
PICKY PEDANT: “I could care less” and other speech absurditiesMy Kindle almost flew at the mirror, but reason prevailed. A broken mirror is interesting … a broken Kindle useless. What provoked this? A mutilated phrase in an otherwise well-written book. I was reading Do Travel Writers Go to Hell by Thomas Kohnstamm and there on page 25 it appeared, one of my pet peeves: