The Morning After Election 2012

Today is a great day for America, though perhaps you can say that after any presidential election.  We came, we voted, we decided.  Every election day is a great day for democracy. I remember being a child watching the states being colored in red and blue.  I remember staying up later than usual on those … Continue reading

“They just send you your check.”

If you’ve been watching TV at all these days you are used to being bombarded with political ads as the 2012 presidential election approaches.  Particularly if you’re in a swing state, like I am, the campaigning can be pretty aggressive.  I keep seeing an attack ad regarding welfare.  This ad immediately rubbed me the wrong … Continue reading

The Origins of “OK” – BBC

On 23 March 1839, OK was introduced to the world on the second page of the Boston Morning Post, in the midst of a long paragraph, as “o.k. (all correct)”. via BBC News – How ‘OK’ took over the world. This fascinating article details the origin and passage into common use of OK. What OK … Continue reading