Internet Grammar

there’s something especially crude about using “lol” in a conversation about loving grammar –Tom

The Shout

I found this over at Jennifer Granick’s weblog. The gist of it is that volunteers at katrinalist, a site that is attempting to gather information on lost Hurricane Katrina victims in one place, have received cease & desist letters from the owners of the “GCN Survivor/Connector Database.” This is appalling. The C&D tries to spin… Continue reading The Shout

Katrina Timeline

Katrina Timeline. Think Progress has an excellent Katrina timeline, with citations. It’s been a strange few weeks. The beginning of fall is, seemingly, a time for tragedy. The only difference this year is that the tragedy isn’t personal in nature. I alternate between being grateful, and feeling a little guilty for it.