Monthly Archives: February 2018

Random thoughts on Polarization and Iron

I’m thinking about Chris Gilliard’s provocation for EngageMOOC in the context of The Iron Heel, which I’m currently reading courtesy of the Internet Archive. Unfortunately I’ve never read A People’s History, so I’m just now getting the terminological connection to … Continue reading

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Rock Pockets

“It’s Hot Pockets Day on the Daily Create!” “Didn’t we already talk about this?” “I’m making Rock Pockets.” “What – you’re going to put Aerosmith inside a Hot Pocket?” That wouldn’t be a bad idea, and could be a whole … Continue reading

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The dance card

I’ve heard the expression, “My dance card is full,” and knew from context that it meant someone was busy. I never really thought about the etymology of the phrase though. But today I was listening to a Librivox recording of … Continue reading

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