Perspectives from an English Historian who just happens to be Gay, Catholic, and a Democratic Socialist. Now back in the UK after 20 years of living in the United States. The Blog is eclectic in covering all these sides of my Life. Follow on Twitter at PaulBHalsall
Tuesday, September 26, 2006
A Vocabulary Problem
"I'm a bibliophobe and proud of it, and I am an English teacher, and want my doctorate in education." Michelle, caller on Talk of the Nation, NPR 9/26/2006 [2:53 eastern time].
Private Eye in the UK calls such broadcast verbal slips "Colemanballs" after a famous british sports journalist.