O Scarves, O Fringe, O Sparkling Things: Musings on the Vocative O

Today I went out for a nice wander in my neighborhood. It was a lovely fall day, though still a little warm for my preference. I’m fortunate that I live in a neighborhood with great shops in easy walking distance. I went to a used bookstore first,IMG_0356 then to Continue reading

A Love Story about Pronouns: My Whirlwind Romance with the Singular “They”

I feel I should explain this right away: my floor length velvet cape doesn’t have anything to do with pronouns—however, it is a perfect instance of a whirlwind romance, very similar to what happened with me and the singular “they.” A few months ago, 11084246_10153933299733849_1821860834193739249_n Continue reading