Zappos.com, the online seller of shoes and other merchandise that was recently acquired by Amazon,
is mailing 750,000 copies of a printed catalog to consumers.
They manifestly do not denounce the offensive comments that stirred up the trouble to begin with and
then tell Americans to grow up and deal with the fact ...
Towns like Bournemouth and Eastbourne sprang up to house large “comfortable” classes who had retired
on their incomes, and who had no relation to the rest of the community except that of drawing dividends and
occasionally attending a shareholders’ meeting to dictate their orders to the management.
In spite of “endless talk of difference,” American society is an amazing machine for homogenizing
people. There is “the democratizing uniformity of dress and discourse, and the casualness and absence of deference”
characteristic of popular culture.
Like a one-woman P.R. firm, she wrote eloquent letters and notes to writers and editors who were
positioning Saarinen at the forefront of contemporary culture throughout the '50s…
The manuscripts themselves are something else again, documents with the spine-tingling aura of holy
relics. Kafka's handwriting is spidery, intense and completely legible, with barely a line blotted,
at least on the folios I saw.
Investigators believe 200 games have been manipulated…A betting syndicate is suspected of bribing
players, coaches, referees and other officials to fix games.
IQ tests ask you to complete verbal and visual analogies, to envision paper after it has been
folded and cut, and to deduce numerical sequences, among other similar tasks.
A: Standing on top of the Statue of Liberty will give you a clear view of the entire Manhattan area.
B: Wowww! That’s right!