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England is Always Second-Best

The English will not be amused. Turns out the most recent evidence concerning the origins of football (or ‘soccer’ to us cretins stateside) place the game in Scotland in the 15th century. I’m sure English footy fans will receive this … Continue reading

25. January 2018 by cw
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The Professor Wears a Tie

Nate Kreuter, an assistant professor of English at Western Carolina, mounts a defense of the professor wearing a tie similar to the argument I made elsewhere. I’m increasingly convinced this is a significant generational difference. Older colleagues fled to academe … Continue reading

25. January 2018 by cw
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Oooooh, science!

That’s what I say whenever I come across articles that purport to offer scientific explanations for cultural or social phenomena. I’m never quite sure why these get any traction. There seems to be a built-in bias (at least in some … Continue reading

25. January 2018 by cw
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I lost it all.

Somehow I lost my entire WordPress site in the matter of a few hours this afternoon. I don’t know what I’m going to do. This is not good.

08. March 2017 by cw
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