Browsing Month October, 2008

Some Things You Stumble Across Online. . .

And you just have to share. Like, for example, this letter from a woman to her husband’s pillow. Genius.

Best. Pop-Up Book. Ever

For all you abecedarians, here it is.

Save the Words

A plea for one of my favorite words, “caducity.”

Latin’s Alive and Kicking

Heartening news for fans of Latin in today’s New York Times: The number of students in the United States taking the National Latin Exam has risen steadily to more than 134,000 students in each of the past two years, from 124,000 in 2003 and 101,000 in 1998, with large increases in remote parts of the more…