Herd of Turtles - 28 February 2022

Herd of Turtles - 28 February 2022

Update: 2022-02-281
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Some college students are using the word loyalty as a synonym for monogamy. Are the meanings of these words now shifting? Plus, a biologist discovers a new species of bat, then names it after a poet he admires. Also, warm memories of how a childhood library card becomes a passport to new worlds. And: for a spell vs. cast a spellthaw vs. unthaw, twice-cooked cabbage, a brain teaser in celebration of the great Stephen Sondheim, Dankie op’n plankieright as raina turd of hurtlesa revolving s.o.b., tips for writing historical fiction, and plenty more.

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Herd of Turtles - 28 February 2022

Herd of Turtles - 28 February 2022

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