Paul Dickson - Words from the White House
Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 6:00 pm
There’s British English and American English—and it’s been that way for a long time. The Founding Fathers saw coining words as a way to build a distinct culture, and Dickson’s latest fascinating compendium is a gathering of terms and phrases contributed by American presidents. From tin can (Washington) to bully pulpit (Teddy Roosevelt) to snowmageddon, chief executives have changed the way we speak.
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Published: Walker & Company - January 8th, 2013