• February 21, 2016

    I’ve been thinking about people who proclaim themselves offended by words for which they mistakenly assume the wrong meaning. A celebrated example is “niggardly,” the […]

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  • February 13, 2016

    Offense of the Month: February 2016.
    Must be the silly season in Iowa. On January 1, Stanford University, the football team, beat the University of […]

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  • February 12, 2016

    Offensive — or merely tasteless? No, not the Iowa primaries; I cover only serious things. But we can tarry in Iowa to consider this item, […]

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