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Rhyme and punishment in Maine police logs January 7, 2011: The Maine Public Broadcasting Network talks to John Nolan, the 17-year veteran of the Glasgow, Scotland police force who now edits The Rochester Times and writes the local police logs (in verse). His logs have been running for 22 years to a mostly appreciative audience. Besides his rhyming skills and humor, its his keen observations of what the [...]
Can poetry deter kleptomaniacs? June 28, 2010: Owners of a vacation home fret over guests with sticky fingers. Miss Manners advises against using poetry to deter their bad behavior: A warning, however coyly worded, would insult your honest guests. Miss Manners suggests you limit your guest list to them.