Fashion Statements

From the Aug/Sept 2016 Print Edition

Wishing our words were tactile,we speak of them like textiles:Dressed-up tales are madeout of whole cloth.A fibber fabricatesas if his lie were a linen.Text is cut from Latin: to weave,what tellers do with tales.A good yarn has many threadsand few loose ends.A well-suited phrase becomesa threadbare . . . . Continue Reading »