Tag: language

  • Trick-Pony Language

    Trick-Pony Language

    She was telling a story, as people do when they gather together on a porch, or around a dinner table. Just a funny story, something that made her laugh, that made us laugh as she recounted it. But right in the middle of her story,[..]
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  • Where Dreams Go to Die

    Where Dreams Go to Die

    Diamond wanted to be famous. Rich, too, though if she had to choose between being rich or famous, she preferred the fame. She told anybody who would listen from sixth grade on that she was going to be a big star one day. During her[..]
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  • Intercourse You!

    Intercourse You!

        I met this lady on the plane coming back from Minneapolis. I knew I liked her the minute she turned to a guy in his 30s and said, "I see you giving me that old lady look." He had been of course. Giving[..]
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  • Judging Intellect

    Judging Intellect

    There I was, all decked out in my red suede shoes and glossy pink lipstick, enjoying myself. Not at all expecting what was about to transpire. I would have bet my last bag of pork skins that never in a million years would an elected[..]
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