Tag Archives: Civil Rights

Encyclopædia Britannica vs Merriam-Webster, Inc.

We may never know why, shortly after our American born Merriam-Webster, Inc. and its many, many dictionaries and publications were purchased by and became a subsidiary of the British Encyclopædia Britannica in The Year of The Poison Pill (1964) that, … Continue reading

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I Love Women

I love women. I really do. I care about women. There have been many women in my life: My mother; my sisters; my aunts; sisters-in-law; cousins not to mention the wives of friends, co-workers, the girls I’ve dated and the … Continue reading

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It Was The Skunk’s Fault

Maybe it was my fault. Maybe it was José’s fault. Maybe it was the skunk’s fault. At any rate; we had an overnight guest in our garage last night. He (large shoe prints) apparently slept on the garage floor next … Continue reading

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Go Stick A Pencil In Your Ear

When I was eighteen I knew nothing of this; I thought it was a man’s manly duty to serve his country. (Boy! Was I ever wrong!) Stick a pencil in your ear and rupture your eardrum. A small price to … Continue reading

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The Poison Pill Part II

Again, from The Land of Unintended Consequences: The racist Poison Pill was added to the Civil Rights Bill of 1964 in hopes of killing it. The Bill passed anyway and the poison subsequently tapped into the then dormant radical fringe … Continue reading

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A Secret Admirer

She got a bouquet of a dozen roses from a secret admirer for Valentine’s Day. Two weeks later she still doesn’t know who sent them. Sure, she’s a good looking young woman from head to toe; but she works in … Continue reading

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