Here’s a thing I wrote for the Jewish Quarterly. But you may get something out of it even if you didn’t know that the Hebrew for circumcision is “bris”.
It’s over. I write to you now as an old person. Amend the census, tick the age box marked “35 to what-does-it-matter-he’s-past-it-now”, pass on my number to cold-callers with special offers for careful drivers of a certain age. I’m now officially old. (more…)
We have a new challenger to our previous most inappropriate name.