“I do not like eggs in the file. I do not like them in any style. I will not take them fried or boiled. I will not take them poached or broiled. I will not take them soft or scrambled, despite an argument well-rambled.” … [Read more...] about Judge Takes Crack at Seuss-Style Egg Rhyme
Green eggs and ham
Posted by Deirdre Kamber Todd: “When I teach as an adjunct, I require my students to cover three books: (1) The Handmaid’s Tale; (2) Brave New World; and (3) Dr. Seuss. The first two offer alternatives on how law and society interact. I require the third to be read aloud in a public place and witnessed by at least three strangers. There is nothing like a cold reading of Green Eggs and Ham in the middle of a busy mall to teach students about good public speaking.” … [Read more...] about How Do You Get Through Overnighters at the Office?
“It’s civil procedure galore as you’ve never felt it before,” law professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch writes in an essay titled “There’s a Pennoyer in My Foyer: Civil Procedure According to Dr. Seuss.” … [Read more...] about CivPro Prof Channels Dr. Seuss with ‘There’s a Pennoyer in My Foyer’
This is the employee who has a last minute emergency on a regular basis. She’s the employee who’s eager to team up and then sloughs off all the work onto others (while managing to be there for all of the credit). The Dumper sucks the camaraderie out of your workplace. Your treatment of The Dumper may have more impact on the rest of the workforce than on the The Dumper herself: “That’s only small trouble. I know it. But, brother, one small bit of trouble will lead to another!” [How Officer Pat Saved the Whole Town (Oct. 1950)]. So, train your managers to recognize effort, as well as results. When doling out assignments to The Dumper, stay task oriented with set deadlines to the extent possible. Should discipline be necessary down the line, you’ll have a paper trail of your efforts to change The Dumper into . . . … [Read more...] about Human Resources: Is Your Workplace A McGrew’s Zoo?
Asked if he feared the party had become defined more by fealty to Mr. Trump than conservative ideology — as Mr. Corker, the Tennessee senator, and Representative Mark Sanford of South Carolina, who recently lost his House primary, have suggested — Mr. Cruz did not answer directly. He did allude to the assassination of Julius Caesar. … [Read more...] about Ted Cruz Is Running Again. Trump Is Still Making Things Complicated.