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Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

May 20, 2022 at 11:00 am

Talking Turkey I learned recently that in Scottish Gaelic, a turkey is a “cearc-fhrangach” or a French chicken. (Chicken is “cearc,” France is “An Fhraing.”) Turkeys, as you no doubt know, are native to the eastern part of North America, not France, so why did my ancestors think they wereRead More

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

December 4, 2020 at 9:31 am

Okay, stop: FOIPOP edition Sometime on Tuesday, as I was working away on this week’s edition of the Spectator, I received a notice in my mailbox of what I assumed was a package waiting for me at the Post Office. December packages are usually well worth the trip to theRead More

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

September 13, 2019 at 10:00 am

Dorian I begin with a shout-out to those of you who have yet to get your power back and are…unable to read this. Yeah, that didn’t really make much sense, did it? I want to be very cautious writing about Nova Scotia’s Dorian experience, given the Bahamas’ Dorian experience, whichRead More