The (Two-Year-Old) Rhetorician at Our House

By Barbara Falconer Newhall What's rhetoric? I've always thought of it as the high-flown, idealistic and/or manipulative language of politics.  But … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: Splitting the Infinitive — How to Boldy Go There

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I didn't know -- did you? -- that until the 19th century it was perfectly okay for writers of English to judiciously split … [Read more...]