Thursday, October 26, 2006

On the dumbing down of the language
From phoney intimacy as intrusive and patronising to ‘street’ (there is hierarchy everywhere) to pseudo-management speak (which I’ve dedicated my job to eradicating from print)

DJ Nihal reminds me of the point made recently that forced ‘diversity’ (well-intended charity) backfires: kids in school react against this togetherness by forming cliques.

Here’s more on words and reality from Fr George Rutler.

Why I didn’t like ‘Sex and the City’
In a way J-Tron agrees:
If I were Luce, shacking up with this woman who just threw away her marriage vows for the sake of “true love,” I’d be careful to watch my back.
From LRC.

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