Celebrate Multilingualism!

We should celebrate and congratulate multilinguism!  I celebrate just the sincere attempt to master another language.  Michael Bloomberg is not be perfect in Spanish, yet he’s set a precedent for successors to follow.  So what if his pronunciation is “flat-toned”?  Spanish is an awesome part of America; I would love to see more leaders pick …

No No Dogs Or Anglophones, or, Just say NO OTHERING!

WHAT: Having successfully giving up processed, refined sugar, I’ve decided to also give up my other favorite secret guilty pleasure. Reader, I confess: I read (past tense) NO DOGS OR ANGLOPHONES.  Be warned before clicking, as it’s addictive if you like weblogs.  It’s a classic: a life-experienced weblogger you’d wish was your Dad or Grandfather …

If Spelling Counts, Why Burden Ourselves?, or, Enuf Is Enuf!

I am a fine speller; I never had any difficulties memorizing how to spell “laugh” or “gaffe” or “staff” or “half”, or “potion” versus “ocean”, or “ghost” or “toast” or “most” (or “cost”).  Still, I hope we all might agree that English speakers and readers and writers, including both native anglophones as well as English …

Haiti: An eleventh province

Canada is one of the world’s richest countries and has a diverse multicultural array of people living in economic and political federation together. Haiti is one of the world’s poorest countries. Canada should invite Haiti to become a province, equal to our other provinces. Haiti and Canada already share ties, and history.  It would ultimately …