That's the sort of thing where you just stare in disbelief....
I'd be with Mike if I didn't know that the average person probably couldn't tell you what a biography IS, never mind that it applys to a person, not an event.
Well, there is an author that uses the pen name "Boston T. Party" but he's also a privacy advocate and wouldn't want a bio written.
It's always interesting when someone asks a question in terms they can remember, rather than using the right words.So what was said intrepid learner really asking for?
No, really. A biography. I also had to explain to her that the Boston Tea Party was part of the American Revolution.
I would have sent her back to school with a note explaining why a biography of the Boston Tea Party wasn't available.
Hey, c'mon the kid was in a library. The only goal should be to have such a one leave smarter than when they came in. The least of such knowledge should be that they came to the right place. I do not doubt that Breda did well by them.
“I signed. Where do you start explaining when a man's words show there isn't anything he understands about subject, instead is loaded with preconceptions that don't fit facts and doesn't even know he has?”Robert A. HeinleinThe Moon is a Harsh MistressPage 163, copyright 1965,1966
Wow. I don't think Mr. Dewey's system was set up for that. Maybe it's on the shelf under the encyclopedia of Fidel Castro.
Well, some historical events take on a life of their own.
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