Dick Cavett takes on the tangled syntax of the former vice presidential nominee and current Republican star. Cavett quotes Palin to devastating effect, but his own most memorable line is about her running mate: "I feel a little sorry for John [McCain]. He aimed low and missed."
Jack Shafer reviews "Alphabet Juice" by Blount. An inventive illustration by Matt Dorfman enhances the review. Shafer says of Blount, "The scientist in him holds and measures words; the poet tickles them and begs to be tickled back." Oh, that’s exactly it!
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