Category Archives: authors

  1. Zippy, Joyce, and Margaret

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    February 21, 2019 by libroshombre

    LIBRARIAN COLUMN Contact Greg Hill, 479-4344                                                              January 31, 2019 A recent Zippy the Pinhead comic strip reminded me of how …
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  2. Swapping Spit, Being Cold, and Getting Smart

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    January 27, 2015 by libroshombre

    Vladimir Nabokov’s opinion that, “revelation can be more dangerous than revolution,” resonated after reading about several new scientific discoveries. The …
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  3. Baron von Munchausen, Yip Harburg, and La Cava’s Bibliomotorcarro

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    April 17, 2014 by libroshombre

    Lone Star Ball is my favorite baseball blog, not only because it links to all the latest events surrounding the …
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  4. Walpole’s Serendipity, Chaucer’s Murder, and Lifelong Learning

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    April 3, 2014 by libroshombre

    One of our culture’s great sources of serendipity, Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable,” defines “serendipity “ as “a happy …
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  5. Morphemes, Bashi-Bazouks, and Grawlixes

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    January 30, 2014 by libroshombre

    Libraries, those magnificent repositories of knowledge, are brimming with words of all sorts: written, spoken, sung, and projected. This is …
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