Holy cow, I wrote a book!
A few years ago,
American RadioWorks ran
a story on
the consequences to New Orleans of a Category 5 hurricane
[NPR part 1]
[NPR part 2].
I had been hoping that the city would escape
the worst-case scenario of the water
topping the levees and submerging the city in twenty feet of water,
appear to have taken us one step closer...
As you probably know, I'm fascinated by language,
particularly the slang terms of various professions,
the rich acronym soup of the emergency medical field
(my sick favorite being "CTD").
In the hurricane story, we hear the director of emergency management
use the acronym
which stands for "Kiss your..."