Monthly Archives: September 2013

Grammatical lyrics

This isn’t about science, but it deals with two of my favorite topics:  grammar and music. A song that came up on my playlist is this one from Snow Patrol:  “Chasing Cars.”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GemKqzILV4w The following lines from the chorus have always … Continue reading

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Incurious curiosity

Over at the NY Times op-ed page, Verlyn Klinkenborg regularly produces rhapsodic musings about his little patch of ground somewhere in the eastern U.S.  I am seldom impressed by the perspicacity of his observations or the poetry of his writing, … Continue reading

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