1. Jackrabbits, Pecans, and Colophons

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    March 28, 2019 by libroshombre

    Reading in the newspaper about Dubai having “the largest artificial tree in the world” harkened me back to the first …
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  2. Demagogues, Scoundrels, and Tyrants

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    March 18, 2019 by libroshombre

    Reading history often provides useful insights into why people behave as they do, and, while it’s left me wondering about …
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  3. Righting Wrongs, Writing Wrong, and the Power of Mistakes

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    March 18, 2019 by libroshombre

    Martial arts maestro Bruce Lee wrote in his book, “Striking Thoughts,” that “Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the …
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  4. Saints, Milk, and Commas

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    March 18, 2019 by libroshombre

    You want to keep your Saint Isidores straight when you’re talking about commas. Or is it “Saints Isidore”? Either way, …
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  5. Bodacious, Babylon, and Glottophobia

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    February 22, 2019 by libroshombre

    Bodacious, the legendary bucking bull in the Professional Bull Riding (PBR) Hall of Fame, brings many associations to mind, including …
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  6. 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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  7. Blue Teeth, Vatican Jocks, and Crossroads of Civilizations

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    February 6, 2019 by libroshombre

    A computer meme has me thinking about libraries even more than usual. There’s much to consider, because libraries and librarians …
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