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An Englishman's Way of Speaking Absolutely Classifies Him*

There’s an interesting theory of language that suggests that we adjust the way we speak in order to identify with a particular group. If this theory (it’s called Speech Accommodation Theory, or SAT) is correct, people often do that because they’re members of that group, and feel a connection. 1,347 more words

Agatha Christie

On the Road Again

Warren spent a week packing for his trip to Loveland Colorado for the Loveland Sculpture In The Park Show. This week Warren retells his roadtrip deja vu and shares some advice he gave a bellhop in New Mexico. 2,183 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Anything You Want, You Got It*

Many crime fiction authors choose to write series (some in fact write more than one series). Other crime writers opt for standalones. And of course there are good reasons for each choice. 1,236 more words

Agatha Christie