Yesterday once more

We start a new calendar year, wishing all a happy, healthy, prosperous new year.  Everyone means well and each of us tries to remind all our listed “contacts” that we are thinking of them at this special time of the year.  So, we take the trouble to search for and download an electronic card displaying …

Emoti”cons”?

A respected Canadian politician died in a plane crash recently.  “Genuine outpouring of emotion” screamed one headline of a leading national newspaper.  I was confused.  Can emotions be anything but genuine?  Perhaps because English is my second language (and I am guilty of not having taken ESL classes after landing in Canada) is there a …