EDITORIAL & OPINIONS
Paris too slooty
Congratulations — you’ve made
it to the winter holiday break.
Back in the day, teachers simply referred to the holiday as
the “Christmas Break.” Not here, though — in
the university world, you’ve got to be uber-PC. Thus,
the following month is generically referred to as the holiday
Does this mean what
Our language is in a state of disrepair.
As the news department’s only English major, I give you
a dozen translations guaranteed to help navigate our broken
Eat a damn veggie,
I love James Barber, the bumbling yet endearing
Scottish gent who made large messes and delicious food on the
CBC. This man of unorthodox cooking style and a grin full of
bad teeth was known as “The Urban Peasant.” James
taught me how to cook weekdays at 3 p.m. in Grades 7 and 8.