Tagged: communication

Poem: Syllogism

If it is true what they say Then surely this must follow Like a trained dog lurking at the heel of his master. You, who take offense at the vagaries of language, the cracks and crevasses where imprecision allows victims of low self-esteem to imagine offenses that were never intended Nor existed — You, you...

The Word Fuck

At the World Series of Poker, which is happening in Las Vegas now, players may say anything they like, no matter how distasteful or rude. They may not, however, say the word fuck, either as a noun or verb. Those that do incur a ten-minute penalty away from the table, where they may reflect on...