Monday, July 17, 2006
The ever pedantic Ilya has chosen the sword. Short riposte.
I've tried over the past couple weeks to introduce a regularly occuring post about phrases/idioms/whatevers that I came across through tv, radio, casual convo, etc. When I sat down with the Board of Trustees and created the mission statement for the "Phraseology" post we didn't spell out a particular need to "attempt to justify [any] beliefs about language"
This whole Phraseology bit isn't supposed to be a deconstruction of the English language. I'm no Safire or, God forbid, Derrida. I'll be out of town on Friday, so I encourage you to pick up the gauntlet and make it your own.