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Tired of long-winded commencement speeches? Try the 1-minute version

[youtubevid id=”ljvJoFLt3EU”] Former presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy, darling of the left in 1968, gave the commencement speech to the Haverford College class of ’71 in my senior year there. By that time, sadly, he was as boring as he appeared … Continue reading

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Can't understand a word? It's probably Golden Bull

The Plain English Campaign reached a milestone of sorts today, celebrating its 20th annual Golden Bull awards, given out for English incoherence at its best — or, perhaps, worst. As I wrote in October, the organization was started by Chrissie … Continue reading

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