Time to eat!

The other day, I got to pondering the words we use for meals.  I was on my way to my favorite wine bar where I intended to have an early supper/late lunch and the fact that American's don't have a word for that meal got my brain spinning around the ways we talk about dining.…

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thoughts about feminism

http://sites.middlebury.edu/middmag/2012/03/15/gender-violence/ "'[Gender violence issues] affect women at every level, but I am here to say that the very fact of just calling these issues ‘women’s issues’ is in itself part of the problem.'" I have been unhappy with the word "feminism" for as long as I have known there was a gender-caused imbalance in the…

Names

My friend has a son who is 10. I have been in a room with him. But, we haven't actually been introduced other than "This is my friend, Kitty." directed to his grandmother, who was in the room at the same time. I have no clue what he is expected to call me. It will…

Lalochezia

Lalochezia lal·o·che·zi·a (lāl'ō-kē'zē-ə) n. Emotional relief gained by using indecent or vulgar language. One day, I was at my parents house and needed to store some kind of food. (I've forgotten what.) I had a container and was sitting on the floor going through all the lids that had accumulated in the cabinet trying to…