Scalia and Hercules and the Umpire.

Regardless of whether you love him, hate him, or are pleasantly amused by him (I’ll leave you guessing as to which one I am) New York‘s interview with Justice Antonin Scalia is a must-read. For a legal nerd like me, the most interesting part is Scalia’s claiming to “repudiate” that he is a “faint-hearted” originalist (this […]

Motivated Grammar’s Grammar Myths Debunked.

I’m a couple days late to this—but, in celebration of National Grammar Day, one of my favorite language blogs, Motivated Grammar, posted Ten Grammar Myths, Debunked. The most interesting (i.e., new to me): Disinterested and uninterested are separating, not blurring. Though many people believe that these two words ought to mean different things, they haven’t historically. In fact, the […]