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The Baltimore SunThis is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player. Name: Abner Logan Jr. Birthdate: July 24, 1993 Birthplace: Cambridge, Mass. Hometown: Cambridge,...
Here are five of our favorite local used-book stores: Kelmscott Bookshop, 34 W. 25th St., Charles Village MON.-SAT. 10 A.M.-6 P.M. Baltimore's oldest used-book store, the Kelmscott, has been at this spot 28 years. It's now owned by Fran Durako. The...
LONDON - The exterior of Westminster Abbey is imposing and grandiose. Our plan was simple: Pay the admission, stick our heads inside to see what it looked like, and then quickly duck out and move on to a museum. The museum never happened. That...
A reader named Jerry wrote to ask about "that" and "who." Like a lot of people, Jerry had been taught that "that" is for things and "who" is for people, yet his reading materials didn't seem to agree. "I am beginning to think I am wrong in the use of...
A reader named Jerry wrote to ask about “that” and “who.” Like a lot of people, Jerry had been taught that “that” is for things and “who” is for people, yet his reading materials didn't seem to agree....
Culture MonsterNational Endowment for the Humanities issues $40 million in grants, including $3.2 million to California museums, scholars and documentary filmmakers. Documentaries win the biggest grants; others sponsor seminars aimed to improve college and secondary...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSo you hate royal weddings. Or you love them. Or maybe you've caught yourself attending to arcane details of Prince William and Kate Middleton's plans for April 29, but you can't say exactly why. Here's one reason: They defy time. Start with just the...
Did you know that, according to a lot of language sticklers, the type of chair so many people refer to as a "chaise lounge" is really a "chaise longue," using the French word for "long"? Well, neither do about 60% of the population, if a recent Google...
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Show TrackerAh, St. Valentineâ€™s Day. That special time of year that we celebrate a composite of three different Roman martyrs with signs of love, a tradition based off a poem written by Geoffrey Chaucer to celebrate the first anniversary of the......
The Canterbury Tales A New Unabridged Translation by Burton Raffel Geoffrey Chaucer The Modern Library: 624 pp. $35 Chaucer himself was a translator, people forget, his most important work along those lines being "The Romance of the Rose" and...
In Geoffrey Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" who tells the first tale? a) the nun b) the knight c) the merchantStaff reporterANSWER: b) the knight
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday May 11, 2001 As advertised, "A Knight's Tale" does try to rock you. The problem is, it doesn't rock you nearly enough. Having come up with a surprisingly serviceable gimmick, writer-director Brian Helgeland is unaccountably parsimonious...
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