(I write books. Lots of books.)
(Other scribblings of note)
(From fascinating to frivolous)
How Coffee Fueled the Civil War
Still true to this day (no matter how you define the verb “soldier”): “Nobody can ‘soldier’ without coffee.”
(The New York Times
An android looks at automation
Google offers “a robot’s view of technology in general and of automation in particular — mindless, witless, joyless; obsessed with productivity, oblivious to life’s everyday rhythms and textures and the pleasures they provide.”
(Fresh additions to the lexicon)
. A small building or structure that has been added to an existing, larger building, particularly when the styles of the two structures are noticeably different.
Posted: July 22, 2014
. A person who is excessively preoccupied by their dog's health, or who tends to imagine ailments that the dog does not actually have.
Posted: July 18, 2014
. The attempt to make something that is traditionally masculine more interesting or appealing to women by associating it with stereotypically feminine traits or ideas.
Posted: July 17, 2014
Also: Poster of tweets, purveyor of RSS feeds, reader of email