Some people -- and when I say "some people," I mean "women" -- complain that guys spit too much. A guy will be in a public place such as a city street or baseball game or wedding reception, and he'll suddenly rear back and launch what the medical profession refers to as a "loogie," and some people will say: "EWWWW! Gross!"
Twenty years ago, Dave Barry shared his experiences at the GOP convention in San Diego. Dave's coverage of the 2016 GOP convention in Cleveland begins July 18; he vows equal treatment for the Democrats later this month.
One great thing about playing host to the Olympics is that you get a chance to show the world the unique facets of your nation's culture. For example, at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, the world discovered that Norwegian culture features an enormous amount of snow.
It's time once again for Ask Mister Language Person, the column in which we answer common reader questions that we make up concerning how to use big words irregardless of what they may or may not technically mean per se.
Dave Barry is in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention, and he has met a presidential candidate from the Transhumanist Party named Zoltan Istvan, who wants to put robotic bits in our bodies.
Miami Herald columnist Dave Barry has been in New Hampshire covering the Republican and Democratic primaries, and avoiding cranky moose. Here is a look back at what Miami’s favorite funny man found interesting in New Hampshire.