May 13, 2008

Tuesday roundabout

Harry's Place has a follow up to Michael Ezra’s recent guest post “The Atomic bomb and Hiroshima: the least abhorrent choice”.

Michael Totten at Commentary magazine: Lebanon’s Third Civil War.

Philip Stott: "The Labour Government in the UK is obsessed by implausible targets, from the NHS through schools to the environment".

Geoffrey Pullum at Language Log has "a definitive argument against the logic of the opponents of singular they".

Clive Davis talking about rap and linking to one of the best rap songs ever.

And finally,

What if Shakespeare had written Abbott and Costello's classic skit, "Who's on first?" Donald Sensing has video.