Posts Tagged ‘quotation’

Some of the upcoming posts on this blog will fall into the category “60s Flashbacks,” so I want to get something out of the way right now.  There’s a well-known saying: “If you can remember the 60s, then you weren’t really there.”  I’ll grant you, the quip has a certain cleverness.  It starts out a […]


A few days ago I sat down to write a blog post about sarcasm.  Specifically, I began to describe an experience that had led me to develop a theory about the different ways men and women use sarcasm.   While writing, I recalled a story about the psychologist and philosopher William James.  Here’s a version that […]