Archive for February, 2013

Who Cares about Whom?

Like leisure suits and stirrup pants, some words should just go out of fashion. If I could choose one word to become immediately extinct, it would be the word whom. Here’s my rationale: Most people don’t know when to use who and when to use whom. It’s stressful. When someone isn’t sure which word to use, […]

Escape

So, I have noticed a phenomenon with my reading habits. I use Shelfari to keep track of books I read, want to read, hate, like, etc. One of the features that I most like about sites like Shelfari is that it keeps track of my reading statistics. Did I read more books in January or […]

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its…..

A trusted friend recommended the book The Broken Teaglass to me. I added it to my Goodreads to-read shelf, my Amazon wishlist, various other don’t-forget-this digital lists, and then snatched it up one day when I saw it in a bookstore. I spent a lovely rainy weekend drinking tea and reading it and declared it one of […]