Tuesday, September 19, 2006

What You Shouldn't Tell Your Wife

My latest column is out. In it, my editor has eliminated a sentence in which I make fun of myself for using the word "connubial." So, now I seem like the sort of ass who goes around using 10-cent words just because I can. If you think about it, that probably is very true.

There is also such a thing as "connubialism," which I can use to make these columns sound a heck of a lot more highbrow than they really are, e.g.: "Most of my columns address connubialism and connubial interest."

There are a number of community colleges that would hire me as a professor on the strength of that statement alone.

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