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Rant or Remark? Invective or Discussion?

Doesn’t this just make your blood boil? Writing Instructor Loses Job for Discussing Iraq War in ClassWINSTON-SALEM, NC–Forsyth Technical Community College (FTCC) writing instructor Elizabeth Ito has been dismissed for taking a brief part of her class to discuss the war in Iraq. Ito criticized the Iraq war in a writing class on March 28, 2003, while the ground invasion was still underway. Her remarks, which later served as the…

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Googling for 'weblog'

Googling for ‘weblog’Jerz’s Literacy Weblog) I found this line in my weblog tracking service today: 03 Feb, Tue, 15:49:46 http://www.google.com/search?q=weblog&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&start=100&sa=N My weblog main page generally gets a couple hits from Google each day, and I do like to see what people are searching for, so out of habit I glanced in the URL for the keyword — and I was a little surprised. Yup — someone’s Google search for “weblog”…