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Tag Archives: "Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English" Eric Partridge

ETYMOLOGY: FILIBUSTER

HOW CAN A representative democracy obstruct a majority view? In one word: filibuster. And an example comes to immediate mind: gun control. Here are tidbits on etymology of the word … Continue reading

June 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

ONLINE LEARNING     PART 1  

I ENJOYED THE PROCESS of lecturing on mathematics. And, apparently, so did my students (if their anonymous surveys were to be believed). Even though I am computer-friendly, I’m not sure … Continue reading

April 8, 2022 · Leave a comment