Jonathan Goldstein was one of the people I met during my first year in Montreal. We never really become close, but then most of the people in our class never became too close to him, as far as I know. But he was always cool.
Samizdata.net – Who should pay for the smell of lasagne? Interesting discussion of externalities, the commons, and payment systems. I made a comment and it’s worth seeing….
Here’s a double hit; a collection of crazy and funny jobs in a list, and a list of questions using “do you” to be used in question formation. This should be preceded by fifteen minutes or so of listening and practice. Then a short five to ten minute exercise where students try out the do […]
USS Clueless – The reaction Over at the USS Clueless, the Captain is busy bringing up the most idiotic examples of leftist criticism and smashing them down. Does anyone know the word “strawman”? It doesn’t just mean “imaginary idiotic argument”, it can quite easily mean “real idiotic argument not espoused by anyone who matters.” I […]
Here’s a slightly modified jobs list more suitable for roleplay situations. In this case it’s for telephone stuff, but many situations would be applicable.