Don’t miss the reports from Overhearing Olive and Harry from Hartford–most entertaining. (However Olive, you strike me as a bit too accommodating, although I’m sure you’ve endeared yourself to your colleagues. But–seriously–typing up notes from the interviews and “saving one small question for the end?” That sounds rather secretarial, and that’s not your job. If the search committee members want notes, they can take them–and type them up–themselves. If I were on the search committee, I’d never have let you volunteer for this.)
Harry writes: “Given the choice of MLA without coffee or MLA without alcohol, I’d become an historian.” No Harry, you’d become A HISTORIAN, because the word “historian” has a f*&king aitch in it. Dig?