The Awful German Language

“The inventor of the language seems to have taken pleasure in complicating it in every way he could think of.” “The Awful German Language” is the most outrageously funny essay I’ve read in a long time. It was written in 1880 by Mark Twain as a part of the book “A Tramp Abroad.” As anContinue reading “The Awful German Language”

A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace

I recently read the book “A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again”. It is written by David Foster Wallace. The only other book of essays I’ve read was by Bertrand Russel and I read it five years ago. So, you can see, I’m not too keen on reading essays. But this was something else.Continue reading “A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace”