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A Dull Wife

A correction in London’s Daily Mail notes that a Mr. Smith testified in court that he had “a dull life,” not “a dull wife.” Oops. This is part of a complete episode.


Afghanistanism  n.— «For years, Americans went about their daily lives under the false impression that faraway places like Afghanistan didn’t matter. Newspapers even had a term for news stories that were irrelevant to local readers:...

lasagna gardening

lasagna gardening  n.— «Soil for a school garden was created on the property using a layering method called “lasagna gardening.” Newspapers that have been used for the Newspapers in Education program are soaked in water and spread on the...

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