Writing today, I came across the need to use the word “flout.” To be sure I wasn’t making the old “flout-flaunt” mixup that is so common, I checked the dictionary and found that the word “flout” — which means to mock, show contempt for, or
How come Republicans support killing Iraqi civilians for “mercy” but oppose allowing Terri Schiavo to die?
I got two letters in the mail today, both asking for me to “act” and to “do my part.” Both were from local political organizations. And that is about all they had in common. I’ve put the text of these two letters below, side by