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Off The MarkleyIt should come as no surprise that as a happy proponent of vulgarity, I don’t think there’s much point in TV, radio, newspapers and other media censoring language. Let’s focus on a specific case: the word to which my parents referred...
ReutersAn encyclopedia of Italian political slang has shone a light on a colorful and Byzantine world where lawmakers and journalists speak a language you won't find in any ordinary dictionary. The confusing nature of Italian politics has come to the fore in...
Reuters* Argot key to understanding complex world * Book spans 'bunga bunga' to 'inciucio' and 'Grillini' By Naomi O'Leary ROME, May 16 (Reuters) - An encyclopaedia of Italian political slang has shone a light on a colourful and Byzantine world where...
Jiminy Cricket! The notion of allowing your children to use swear words — in certain controlled settings, when they are old enough — provokes heated response. I know, because I suggested that very notion in this column a few weeks ago and...
May is National Hamburger Month, and the industry hopes you'll forget all about last month, when a Utah man attracted publicity by claiming he had a 14-year-old McDonald's hamburger that has never been refrigerated yet looks like new — no mold, no...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando Sentinel“Arthur Christmas” is a spirited, comically chaotic and adorably anarchic addition to the world's over-supply of holiday cartoons. It's very British, in other words — from its producers (Aardman, the folks who gave us “Wallace &...
The meaning of some common sayings and phrases don't always mean now what they did once upon a time. The study of the history of the English language--or etymology-- is as complicated as it is intriguing, with many of our words strung together from an...
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Danica Patrick and buckle bunny in the same sentence? That'll catch the eye. In an exclusive interview with the popular NASCAR driver, Fox Sports' Lee Spencer chronicles why Patrick was dressed in a western outfit, complete with a fancy belt buckle,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe teen-agers crowding at the edge of the central plaza flash hand signs, share a marijuana joint and swap stories of the previous night's exploits. Dressed in baggy pants, their arms and chests covered with tattoos, their hair slicked back, they speak a...
The Baltimore SunEach week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word: GIT No, not the rural American imperative of get, but...
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Movie shootouts are often dazzling feats of marksmanship. Few filmmakers have the guts to show their version of "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" the way such gunfights actually go down — dozens of rounds, most missing the mark; pistols popping off,...
For many Americans, the holidays mean tipping. There are gifts for the newspaper carrier, the postal worker, the baby sitter. And now, here's a holiday tip for you — 10 facts a-leaping: 1 The nation's best tippers dine in New Orleans, leaving an...
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