December 23, 2010

Happy Thursday. The day before the night before the night before Christmas. Cold here at -24 and -35 at the airport. Yokelly we are managing the dark part of the year without undue emotional response. Sob. Oh, what’s the use? Local news is the Strykers, as they are known familiarly, are headed to Afghanistan to […]

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Thursday thought

December 23, 2010

incubus; succubus. An “incubus” is a male demon said to have sex with sleeping women. A “succubus” is a female demon said to have sex with sleeping men. (“Succuba” is a needless variant.) Each should be confined to its narrow sense, rather than being used broadly as a synonym for “demon.” In the mid-1990s, the […]

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