Hal Lockard, who works down the hall in the circulation department, has found a new anniversary to celebrate.
“Nothing is said now that has not been said before.” — Terence. 185-159 B. C.
Part of the fun of collecting quotations is... Read more
The readers do a lot of the work that appears here, but I still get the pay.
Some recent postings from readers:
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No matter how clever or informative or soul-stirring I try to be, the readers can be counted on to add value with... Read more
Tom Hanks is the star of the movie “Bridge of Spies,” but the scene-stealer was Mark Rylance playing convicted Soviet spy Rudolf... Read more
That person I have been seeking for weeks — the person who knows why there is a Danbury Lane exit from Interstate... Read more
As problems with my email account continue, I’m dependent for interaction with readers on the comments posted at CJOnline.com.
Last week’s column full... Read more
Not often, but I do swear.
I don’t need to use offensive words in my swearing, because I have come to appreciate... Read more
The voices in my head tell me a lot of readers want to know why one of our airports is called Billard... Read more
For today’s lesson in Topeka Cultural Literacy, let’s begin with the most basic question of all — why is Topeka called Topeka?
Legend... Read more
Cattle rustling? In 2015?
It is true. The problem never went away completely, but it hasn’t made headlines in recent years.
Now we learn... Read more
Computer experts are busy trying to add words to the English language to keep up with advances in technology.
Take the creation of... Read more
A good columnist knows what the readers want. So do I.
You want some more of those examples of twisted language and/or logic,... Read more
It’s a shame the Methodists don’t have saints like the Catholics do. I would certainly nominate my Uncle Ben and Aunt Helen... Read more
Today’s wisdom comes from Topeka’s homegrown philosopher Garry Cushinberry.
That’s not the same thing as saying Garry is wise. I think he is,... Read more