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Kimono watch

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 17:10:21 +0000

Today’s New York Times had a pretty egregious example in an otherwise pedestrian story about election day polling. “We’re flipping up the kimono and letting people see what campaigns do on Election Day.” Is “flipping up the kimono” the new phrasing for “opening the kimono” or just a gross one-off?

Trams in wartime Hiroshima reenacted

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 01:33:37 +0000

I originally wrote most of this post all the way back in March of 2011, a few months before the 65th anniversary of the bombing on August 6 of that year, but never posted it. Since the anniversary date was only a few months later I had intended to publish it then, but forgot, so … Continue reading Trams in wartime Hiroshima reenacted