Monthly Archives: September 2012

Telling It Like It Isn’t

     In this brave new world of candid revelations and frank dialogue, euphemisms still flourish, particularly in advertisements as companies dance around delicate matters before bluntly pushing their product. Some of the favorite expressions include full-figured, male itch, culturally deprived, … Continue reading

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Weep, and a Clique Weeps with You

    The September Architectural Digest carries a one-page salute to the Glass House, a building Philip Johnson designed for himself in New Canaan, Connecticut in 1949. This 32 x 56 see-through structure has become a mecca for young architects. “It’s … Continue reading

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