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Mutatis Mutandis

I came across the above title phrase while I was reading about a week ago. According to http://www.translegal.com/legal-latin/mutatis-mutandis it means, “with those things having been changed which need to be changed.” A few things flashed through my mind as I researched the meaning behind this unfamiliar string of words. Namely, why isn’t Latin still mandatory… Continue reading Mutatis Mutandis


Make Way for Sam, the Aspiring Duckling

I’m learning to be a duck. At least that’s what I perceive my training as a street fundraiser is preparing me for – a litany of rejections, mountains of avoidance and above all, the practiced gazes of people who ignore me just because I want to talk to them.  I’m learning how to let snide… Continue reading Make Way for Sam, the Aspiring Duckling