Human Rights: Why Bother?* or, Hwa, Hwa, Hwa, Hwa, Hwa

I'm watching Latanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni Rose, and Denzel Washington--the cast of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, now playing on Broadway--on the Charlie Rose show on PBS. The first time I saw Raisin, I was a high school junior. It was on television, probably Saturday Night at the Movies. The … Continue reading Human Rights: Why Bother?* or, Hwa, Hwa, Hwa, Hwa, Hwa

Day 24: Mulomedic

Today's word is mulomedic. It's one of four endangered words I adopted today from the Oxford English Dictionary's Save the Words. An adjective, it means relating to the medical care of mules. Example: Mary wants to be a mulomedic veterinarian, but her mother says Basset hounds are where the money is. When I adopted my … Continue reading Day 24: Mulomedic