"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary." James D. Nicoll
13 January 2012
R.I.P. Anne McCaffrey (was 22 November 2011)
"Anne McCaffrey died aged 85 on 21 November 2011 at her home in Ireland after suffering a stroke."
Her work helped to add a broader more nuanced and varied to my developing morality.