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A “Modest Proposal” for Better Barbecue

This post is a little disturbing and I have received some anxious mail about it. ┬áJonathan Swift, a satirist makes outrageous suggestions about how the Irish, impoverished by absentee landlords might improve its economy. It is a metaphorical satire, which, … Continue reading

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