Last Saturday, while Russian military intervention in the Ukraine continued and thousands of Iranians hailed Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s speech marking the Persian New Year with chants of “Death to America,” about the only thing missing from President Obama’s foreign policy throwback to the 1
It is said of English that "[It] doesn't borrow from other languages. English follows other languages down dark alleys, knocks them over and rummages through their pockets for loose grammar." - (paraphrased, James Nicoll)
As early as the mid-1800’s, in order to preserve their sport, wealthy Western Lake Erie waterfowl hunters preserved large blocks of wetland habitat. Others built earthen dikes to grow crops behind in the rich Lake Erie floodplain soils, only to have them destroyed by high water.