Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Sunday, November 15, 2015
I learned a new phrase, "semantic satiation." It's that thing when you repeat a word or phrase to the point where that word or phrase loses its meaning; it's just sound. To use it in a sentence: "Ron Padgett's sonnet 'Nothing in That Drawer' induces in the reader semantic satiation"
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Thursday, August 13, 2015
'...she read from F.B.I. transcripts involving a case in Alabama regarding a possible ballot proposition on gambling that some Republican lawmakers worried would cause a spike in the turnout of blacks, whom they referred to as “aborigines” who would arrive at polls in “HUD-financed buses.”