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A couple weeks ago Ms. S. and I stopped by our favorite local Mexican restaurant for a treat, and this led to a discussion or the origin of several supposedly ‘authentic’ ethnic dishes. And this led Ms. S. first to … Continue reading
Not much accomplished today; still recovering from the holidays.
It did’t begin that way, with a continued argument of some sort at 2:30 in the morning … 3am, even: a couple women raising their voices outside, and at least down a couple doors, never coming to blows but obviously … Continue reading
Out and about town a bit today; less than successful shopping; a pop-culture evening. I didn’t have much time to think about linguistics today.
I thought I would write about pro-drop and subject ellipsis today as well as similar phenomena. I’m just not feeling it. Instead, a brief summary:
1. Reading 2. Writing 3. Arithmetic
Today’s starting point? “Trust Me: Three Books With (In)credible Narrators” Someone — meaning most of the commenters — does not understand the concept of ‘unreliable narrator.’
Pudding, puddles, playwrights, and non-pilsners.
For some reason I am thinking of Zelazny. Tonight Ms. S. and I should finish the ‘Alien’ movies. Earlier in the week I opened a can of pumpkin for some purpose. I’m sure it will come back to me.
It’s Saturday afternoon, heading toward evening, and outside it’s been a gray, gray sort of day, but one that refuses to rain or blow wind. We might go shopping: we have no tempeh in the fridge.