My New Favorite Word

uxorious \uk-SOR-ee-us; ug-ZOR-\, adjective:Excessively fond of or submissive to a wife. It is batty to suppose that the most uxorious of husbands will stop his wife’s excessive shopping if an excessive shopper she has always been. — Angela Huth, “All you need is love,” Daily Telegraph, April 24, 1998 Flagler seems to have been an uxorious, domestic man, who liked… Read more →

The Littlest Literalist

Rollie is learning to brush his teeth. This involves his new tooth brush, and his starter toothpaste, which is more of a clear gel, than a paste. His particular toothpaste is “Little Bear” style. For those of you not in the know, Little Bear is a PBS cartoon character. So now, Rollie refers to toothpaste as “bear.” Funny how kids… Read more →