Saturday, December 10th, 2016

At the RightWisconsin site (subscription required) this week, I explain my opposition to making English Wisconsin’s official language. Here’s an excerpt: What does Jacque hope to accomplish with this bill other than annoying minorities? The bill will not affect the lives of anyone who does speak English. If the bill passes both legislative chambers and […]

Dictionaries are changing the definition of the word “literal” to its opposite because literally too many people are using the word incorrectly. I blame Joe Biden.   Print this entry

Local blogger Steve Eggleston, writing about a memo by Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lee Holloway, had the temerity to refer to the chairman as a “thug.” Jim Rowen objects, and says that Eggleston is playing the race card. At least one self-described “hard-boiled” righty blogger can’t stop playing the race card. That’s the only conclusion […]

Accent? What accent? When speaking to other regions of the country, do they make fun of your midwestern accent? It might get worse. There is a change in the way we speak our language called the Northern Cities Vowel Shift. According to the Columbia News Service, The Northern Cities Vowel Shift, which takes place in […]

Accent? What accent? When speaking to other regions of the country, do they make fun of your midwestern accent? It might get worse. There is a change in the way we speak our language called the Northern Cities Vowel Shift. According to the Columbia News Service, The Northern Cities Vowel Shift, which takes place in […]