Cases in point

Almost as soon as I hit ‘publish’ on the last post, I had an opportunity to add two new permutations to my watch list, both related to the upcoming “fiscal cliff” (itself arguably a misnomer): debtpocalypse and taxpocalypse.

And of course, the word for Thursday will have to be turkeypocalypse, which immediately put me in mind of the Frost poem, “Fire and Ice” and of the two possible turkey day disasters: a bird which stubbornly refuses to thaw or one burned to a crisp…

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