Monthly Archives: February 2015


The Awful German Language

THE AWFUL GERMAN LANGUAGE From A Tramp Abroad, Appendix D, By Mark Twain (1880). A little learning makes the whole world kin. — Proverbs XXXII, 7. I went often to look at the collection of curiosities in […]

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Intro Restaurant, Chicago, February, 2015

It was a sad day when, on December 31, 2014, L2O closed its door for the last time. The 2 Michelin-starred restaurant occupied a special spot in Chicago dining as by far the best seafood-focused restaurant […]

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French Army Knife

They don’t win a lot of wars, but they are ready for the important things.

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Why English is Hard to Learn

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