Monthly Archives: October 2012

What do you think?

“How can you know for sure that you’re free?  You do, or say something, and, if nobody punishes or muzzles you, you are free to that extent.” – Peter Schjeldahl

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Fowler’s famous table…

 

. Motive or Aim Province Method or Means Audience
Humour Discovery Human Nature Observation The Sympathetic
Wit Throwing Light Words & Ideas Surprise The Intelligent
Satire Amendment Morals & Manners Accentuation The Self-satisfied
Sarcasm Inflicting Pain Faults & Foibles Inversion Victim & Bystander
Invective Discredit Misconduct Direct Statement The Public
Irony Exclusiveness Statement of Facts Mystification An Inner Circle
Cynicism Self-justification Morals Exposure of Nakedness The Respectable
The Sardonic Self-relief Adversity Pessimism Self

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Blair Book Drive

LEAP, a Blair club which aims to promote education for underprivileged young people worldwide is currently hosting a book drive at Blair, but are having difficulty getting the word out.  Please spread the word.  LEAP is accepting gently used books of all types–the books will be sorted by type and donated to appropriate charities.  Collection boxes are located in the media center. The book drive will continue until Friday, October 12th. If you need any more information, you can contact them at leapaheadmd@gmail.com.

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