Presidential place names

You’d think getting a definitive answer to “What’s the most popular city name in the United States?” would be pretty straightforward, but it turns out the answer is “Well, it depends.” My father-in-law shared the most common city name according to the U.S. Postal Service, which is Franklin. 28 cities share that name in postal […]

Here we go again: Putting COVID numbers in context

A disclaimer: COVID-19 is serious. If you don’t take it seriously by following the rather simple alleviation tactics you have available to you (vaccination, mask-wearing, washing hands, etc.), it can kill you. There is a difference, however, between it can kill you and it will kill you, and this is a distinction that is seldom […]