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I like it when students point out things in English that I can’t explain; it means they’re paying attention. That said, there are rather more of those in English than I would prefer… Why is it that people from Afghanistan are Afghani, while people from Pakistan are Pakistani? Shouldn’t there be some sort of reliable [...]

Mr. Lindh should die, convicted of treason. Unfortunately, he probably won’t.

I see in the news that John Walker Lindh’s trial is in the air because during three interviews with him in Afghanistan, his lawyer (who his father had retained in America without contact with the man for over two years) was not present. Does this sound like junk to you, too? If Mr. Lindh was [...]