Monthly Archives: October 2011

Word of the Day: arch

As an adjective it means mischievous, or roguish. It is sadly never used anymore.My favorite reference for it is from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.After playing some Italian songs, Miss Bingley varied the charm by a lively Scotch air; … Continue reading

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Balance of Power

In this month’s Industry, in view of women’s still-lower earnings compared to men’s, I wonder whether women should put off marriage to boost their earning power. Then this argument goes slightly off the rails as larger, more topical social concerns … Continue reading

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FAM: Natural Birth Control

Here is an essay I wrote detailing my “100% natural!” birth control method. Check yourself before you wreck yourself! (Respect.)After years of people‚Äôs suspicions about my birth control method, I have only to point out exhibit A: my non-pregnancy over … Continue reading

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