Month: December 2007

Plural term

for the H.A.T. commentariat: “hoydenizens”? Any better ideas? And what about a collective noun? A chortle of hoydenizens? A snark? A gimlet?

Reproaches and Laments

In India, a terrible place to be born a girl: In November, India was ranked 114th out of 128 nations in a gender-gap survey conducted by the World Economic Forum, scoring poorly on equality in education, health and the economy…. Read More ›

Friday Hoyden: Colleen McCullough

McCullough in 2004 I’ve just spent the last week, in between spring cleaning and the odd gleeful skip over the departure of John Winston Howard from the national scene, reading the latest volume in Colleen McCullough’s Masters of Rome series… Read More ›