Readers of this column might be familiar with Mike Rowe. 

Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer. 

There are four basic purposes for communication: to inform, to instruct, to persuade, and to entertain.  Note that another use of language, poetry is not included in this list.

When I was Department Head for Humanities, Social Sciences and Management at Wentworth one of my duties was to observe the teaching of part-time faculty.