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You’re reading something worse than Hitler

You should avert your eyes. Oh really, you’re not going to? What are you, some Hitler fan? Because you’re worse than him if you’re reading this. My brother-in-law and his friends had a rule in college that the argument had been lost as soon as someone mentioned Hitler. As in, if you think the Red Sox have a chance in ... Read More »

Lions and fleas and bears! Oh, my!

Metaphors often confuse me, and I don’t think it’s because I can’t understand them. I think most of them are stupid, or confused at best. Just this past week with the passing of Ted Kennedy we had to hear how he was the “Lion of the Senate.” We had to hear this because no journalist could apparently think of anything ... Read More »