Tag: education

What is Really Killing the Bookstores?

Michael: The place is as large as any bookstore I have seen in the USA. Lines of eight or more people with books in their hands queued up at each of the three checkout locations. Bookstores in Singapore, both large and small, are doing well. Heck, while Borders shuttered all their doors in the States […]

Speaking American

Originally published in the Fenton Patch newspaper December 2011 ****** There is a joke that goes: If you speak three languages you are multilingual. If you speak two languages you are bilingual. If you speak one language you are American. I took four years of French at Fenton High School. A counselor told me that […]