Because so many doctors are no longer in business for themselves, many of the...– As Physicians’ Jobs Change, So Do Their Politics - NYTimes.com
The Eating Habits of Conservatives Versus Liberals →
Did you know a political conservative is more likely to prefer McDonald’s french fries than his liberal counterpart? He’s also more likely to qualify Chinese takeout as “exotic ethnic food.” On the other hand, self-identified left-leaners are more likely to drink wine with meals at home (conservatives go for juice or milk), and they’re also more likely than conservatives to enjoy beer...
Jogger Finds Dog Missing For 9 Months -- WXII →
as a journalist, i get a LOT of emails about depressing news. but occasionally i get an email containing a story like this and it makes my whole day.
i just came across this in my saved emails and...
rebecca (my sister): [...] Really hope we can make this happen, it was so much fun last year!
me: omg, is that a COMMA SPLICE?!?!
rebecca: Yes it is, and I knew it at the time. I overcame my visceral reaction for the sake of a more conversational tone. I was actually yearning to use a semicolon but felt it was too pretentious. The jury's still out on whether this will ever happen again, so you'd better savor the moment.
me: I wasn't savoring; I was HORRIFIED!!!!!
rebecca: Nice use of semicolon.
Why The U.S. Government Should Bring Back the New... →
i would be in favor of this just because then we could call it the new new new deal.
What Your American Girl Doll Says About the Rest... →
i never had an american girl doll, but i literally spent hours perusing the catalogs deciding which one i would get (and which accessories) if i was ever allowed to buy one. therefore, i developed very strong opinions about them. i wanted felicity (because she had the prettiest clothes and furniture, and because my massachusetts heritage means i had/have an affinity for the revolutionary war...