Monthly Archive: September 2011

Linguistic drift, or When is a Salad no Longer a Salad? 0

Linguistic drift, or When is a Salad no Longer a Salad?

I understand that in different cultures, the word “salad” has different meanings. In Italy, a salad is 5 types of lettuce and olive oil. Where I grew up, a salad is as many raw...

What is wrong with the food on qantas? 0

What is wrong with the food on qantas?

Seriously, I think today’s business class menu was put together by a lazy, hungry drunk. Entree was conventional – Parma ham, parmagiano and rocket. Only the halal, kosher, vegan, vegetarian and readers of the...