Saving Mr Banks

Saving Mr. Banks Was a Good Movie But It Made Mary Poppins Creator P.L. Travers Much Nicer Than She Was

Yesterday, I spent the day around town with Aaron, my brother, and my sister-in-law.  Although I should have, I didn’t bring a camera so there are no pictures. We went and say Saving Mr. Banks, the story of how Walt Disney got the rights to Mary Poppins from P.L. Travers.  (It was a bit hyper-meta to be sitting in…

My Speech Dialect

What’s Your Speech Dialect?

There is a new interactive quiz at The New York Times that lets you see how your speech choices match up with various geographic regions in the nation.  It’s fairly quick and can provide some interesting results.  Here’s a look at mine. I’m most verbally at home in Missouri, Tennessee, and Kentucky, though, interestingly, I have a…