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Punching the Pegasus

I was out to lunch with my boss and production team one day in January.  We drove to what would become one of our favorite greek restaurants in the Van Nuys.   810 more words

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Two old friends: decimate and refute

I see that Peter Oborne has just published a long piece on the website Open Democracy, about why he recently resigned from the Daily Telegraph. His main reason was that, he claimed, the paper allowed advertisers to influence content, but he also complained about staff cuts. 173 more words

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A friend of mine – Mr Bruce Dessau – has asked what I think of the frequently misused word decimate. It’s most often used to mean “completely destroy”. 226 more words