don’t tell me that

On the NPR the other day, some guy was talking about a thorny policy issue (health care, as I recall) and used the phrase “this is a marathon, not a sprint”.  Guys like this guy use that expression to make sure we know that something’s not easy to accomplish and will take time – sometimes […]

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that’s a new one

I heard a guy on NPR yesterday use the word “ideation”, which I’d not heard before.  It’s supposed to mean “the thought process” or “conceptualizing an idea”.  Have not heard of it, ever.  Now I’ll probably hear somebody use it or see it in the newspaper or something in the next few days.  Also, today […]

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