On Language

Bad language to be precise. No, not that bad language, but instead some overused phrases:Thrown under the bus -- and its derivatives. Typically used to state someone is being blamed for some sort of problem. The blame or fault may not be appropriately (or reasonably) placed on that person and may, in fact, be because of someone entirely… Continue reading On Language

Is it Really That Bad?

The next time somebody from my parents' generation says something like, "Well, back in the '70s, we had it tough..." I'll have to point them to this article.Really? That tough? Seems that you only made -- accounting for inflation -- 1% less than we do now.