Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 22

Promises Promises

The Eskimos have a zillion words for snow. Their environment and very survival demands a refinement of language that sets apart sloshy-no-good-for-igloos snow from powdery ya-hoo-let’s-sled type of snow. The Australian political scene now needs a few extra words for ‘promise’. Clearly, there are now many sorts of promise. There is the bog-standard: Promise   –         …

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