September 2014

What Is Your Signature Word?

If you have a friend that you talk to on a regular basis, either over coffee or gchat, you’ll start to notice certain words that she uses. You have your own signature words, too, even though you may not even realize it. Matthew J.X. Malady explores fingerprint words this week in Slate. How do we …

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‘It Is Solved By Walking’

“Solvitur ambulando.” –St. Augustine I used to drive by a church that had this St. Augustine quote on its entrance sign. “It is solved by walking.” The church sat along a very busy road, so I only ever saw the sign as I was sitting in traffic. What a way to stick it to us who …

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