Tag Archive for Claire Samuel

Of Mama Ducks and Hot Pink Toilets

When a book is launched, folks don’t generally ask, “Cool.  Who published this book?”  They either snap up the book.  Or not.  The only book launch I’ve ever been to was late last year.  I only knew about it because…

Lead, Ink, and Money

One thing I love to learn is the origins of phrases I take for granted.  Then there’s learning origins of phrases I didn’t know at all but wish I’d heard before.  The term “leading” to describe the space between lines…