As always, I give all credit for the idea of this post to the late journalist Sydney J. Harris, who would occasionally include something he called “Things I Learned While Looking Up Other Things” in his syndicated column. This is a post about words and phrases. As a writer, these are my building blocks, so […]Read more "Facts About Words and Phrases Learned While Looking Up Other Things"
The journalist Sydney J. Harris used to write a syndicated column that I always read on the back page of The Charlotte Observer when I was a teenager. Occasionally, he would write a column he called “Things I Learned While Looking Up Other Things,” in which he included bits of trivia that just didn’t […]Read more "Fun Trek Facts I Learned While Looking Up Other Things"