|"Philip Gove and Dwight MacDonald Brawl" (1961) or|
"Boxers" (1881) by Theodore Gericault
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Posted by Steve Benton at 9:45 PM
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
|"Interrupted Sleep" (1750) by Francois Boucher|
Here's how the article begins:
“I’m used to being interrupted,” President Obama said Tuesday night in his second debate with Mitt Romney, an event in which each man repeatedly cut in while the other was speaking.
"The debates this year might be most remembered for the frequency (and ferocity) with which the candidates have interrupted each other. Nearly all commenters on the phenomenon seem to assume that it is self-evident when an interruption has occurred and who’s at fault, and that interrupting violates the rules of conversation. But just as conversational styles vary widely by gender, ethnicity, geography, class and age, so do ideas about what constitutes interruptions, and whether and when they are good or bad."
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Posted by Steve Benton at 5:00 PM