Monthly Archives: March 2010

A Dog in This Fight

In a previous post, I addressed the issue of the proposed ban of the “R-Word.”  Since banning words is back on the table, I would like to nominate a phrase to put on the chopping block:  “…a dog in this fight.” If you’ve never heard the phrase before, it is almost always said with a […]

The “R-Word”

Needless to say, this is a touchy subject so I am going to tread lightly. The smoldering offence that many take at the utterance of this word erupted into a full-fledged firestorm when White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel used the “R-Word” (in conjunction with another offensive word) to indicate his frustration with certain […]