Wednesday, September 28, 2011

That Other F-Word

There are so many words in the English language that trigger deep feelings of nausea in me, but perhaps none so much as the F-word. Yes, every time I hear the word "faith" -- or worse, "people of faith " -- I feel involuntary spasms at the back of my throat, the room starts to spin, and images of rotting tuna sandwiches fill my eyes.