Aug 6 2016


Elsa and I were discussing portmanteaus the other night (the word, not the trunk). Hangry is one of my favorites. But I think this may be one of the finest: Trumpertantrum.

I assumed one of the media outlets had coined the phrase, but it turns out to be attributed directly to Ted Cruz (or, perhaps, his writers).

“‘Trumpertantrum’: Trump Says Cruz Cheated In Iowa, Wants Results Overturned”

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Jan 29 2015

“Sorry to burst your pig bladder!”

The best possible closer to an already interesting article at NPR on the surprising success of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s autobiography, published last year.

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