Let’s Make Better Use of Free Education

Student rioting in London over the hike in tuition that will raise the limit from 3,000 per year to 9,000 per year ($4,752.88 to $14,258.64) underscores the urgency of improving the ability of our elementary and secondary schools to deliver a form of adult literacy. One of the London protestors pointed out that the tuition […]

Pinking Shears

Pinking shears are scissors that cut with a sawtooth edge. They are used to prevent fabric from raveling. The word pinking has nothing to do with the color pink. The word comes from a little-used English verb that means to poke a hole in. It referred to a process of ornamentation. One piece of fabric […]