December 17, 2018

“I Love You” from Men in 26 Languages

I love you.” –English “Te amo.” –Spanish “Je t’aime.” –French “Ich liebe dich.” –German “Ai shite imasu.” –Japanese “Ti amo.” –Italian “Wo ai ni.” –Chinese “Jag Alskar.” –Swedish “Nice butt. Get in the truck.” —Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Idaho, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Louisiana, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Florida and Cornville, USA   Related posts: Men Love to Gossip Love for Valentines Changing the Name of Cornville? Booms Rattle a Country?

Misbehave in Quickness, Regret in Leisure

Astute readers of this column will remember that in a ceremony held a year ago I was voted Liar of the Year, a dubious honor I neither sought nor coveted. It was presented to me for a favorable biography I wrote and published of an unsavory old reprobate who had the good fortune to have a well-heeled nephew who wanted to enhance his family image about the time I was in need of a little ready cash. Reprobate himself had expired ten years earlier, so I took a chance that memories of the old villain had sufficiently faded, and I…