Voldemort, Morlock, Mordor: What Do All These Villains Have in Common?
Aside from all being villainous, what does J.K. Rowling’s Voldemort, H.G. Wells’ Morlocks, and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Moria, Mordor and Morgoth have in common? The root “mor.” And these shady characters and locations associated with impending doom ...
What Does Cooperation Buy You?
The word is filled with meaning for enforcement professionals ... and earlier years provides interesting information that may inform the calculus. What Does It Mean to Cooperate? This is an important gatekeeper question. Despite detailed frameworks ...
What does Sarkozy mean by the term “liar”?
In fairness to Sarkozy, he used the word “liar” advisedly. What does it mean to be a “liar ... The simple inattention of the world community to Egypt’s impending catastrophe astonishes. Last week we learned that Egypt’s liquid foreign exchange ...
What A Government Shutdown Means For D.C. Statehood
We'll find out later tonight if there will be a federal government shutdown and ... there's one question that's lingers with the impending shutdown, and more pointedly, the Council's defiance of it: What does this mean for D.C.'s quest for statehood?
What Do You Call It?
The use of “aught” to mean “nothing,” “zero,” or “cipher” is a nineteenth-century corruption of the word “naught,” which actually does mean nothing ... privy to intelligence memos warning of impending harm from militant-Islamist ...