Government Shutdown – What Does it Mean?
Saved under Amy Magness, Op-ed, Politics, U.S. In the hours before the United ... will continue to stay open. What this does mean, however, is that many federal employees will be furloughed or not paid on time. It is estimated that some 800,000 federal ...
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?” Tell the Emperor he has no clothes, and he will scream, “Liar!” Tell the Heaven’s Gate cult that space aliens are not coming to meet them up on the ...
What Do Tuesday's Elections Mean? (If Anything)
After an anti-climactic election day which turned out mostly as anticipated going into the elections ... Still, the elections have some meaning for those who don't live there, so let's look at what happened and what it does mean.
Go On And Call Me Fat; It's True
Some friends and I even call each other "Fatty" -- as in, "Hey ... It's a Dick and Jane kind of word, one of the easy words to sound out because it rhymes with all sorts of things and has a predictable and safe phonemic structure. It's an AWESOME word.
What Does ‘Pareidolia’ Mean and Why is it Dangerous?
But I do ... name while running the loud vacuum? That’s pareidolia. Ever see a cumulus cloud shaped like a giant teddy bear? That’s pareidolia. Ever see that famous piece of burnt toast that looks like Jesus? Pareidolia. We seek to create meaning ...