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On Language, Learning American

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With an eye towards Bill Safire’s eventual retirement from the NY Times, apparently he’s just on vacation, the paper seems to be having try outs for the “On Language” column. Marion McKeone’s Learning American gets my vote if only for the line “an Irishman on a dance floor resembles nothing so much as an epileptic sack of suet.”

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