Kipling - Captains Courageous

April 21, 2004

Today's morning rant is over in the reading blog - a discussion of Rudyard Kipling's Captain's Courageous.

Posted by Red Ted at April 21, 2004 08:59 AM | TrackBack

Hi a minor point of interest on the evolution of language. There was a time when rant denotated anger; the connotation was anger to the point of society. It is interesting that in the blogsphere there is nothing exceptional about your describing calm and extremely sympathetic literary criticism as a "rant".

email really is Garlpublic then at and then it is comcast followed by a dot and then the last word is net.

Posted by: Gar Lipow at April 21, 2004 02:02 AM

Freudian slip society instead of insanity. Gar, in the future read, then hit post.

Posted by: Gar Lipow at April 21, 2004 02:03 AM

Hmm, I tend to use rant for anything which is longer than the basic idea really requires.

Of course, that would define most of what I write in this blog.

Posted by: Red Ted at April 23, 2004 10:26 AM
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