Apr 162019
 

Not so very long ago, no adult in history had ever spoken of himself as the parent of an animal.

Apr 152019
 

When addressed “with all due respect”, duck.

Apr 122019
 

Everyone should have one friend whose thought is a digest of fashionable absurdities. It saves no end of time.

Apr 112019
 

When a bad thing happens in the world, it is vanishingly unlikely to be any if your business.

Apr 102019
 

Ours is the Great Age of Hoaxes, its small compensation for being the Great Age of Fakes.

Apr 082019
 

The number of sources read by the author varies inversely with the length of the bibliography.

Apr 052019
 

It is the progressives, though they sneer at the Christians, who are most thoroughly convinced of grace by faith.

Apr 042019
 

An expert torturer always reminds you that it’s for your own good, and hurts him more than you.

Apr 032019
 

The hatred of jocks for nerds is as nothing to the hatred of nerds for jocks.