Arianna Huffington / Politics

Life Lessons From the Land Down Under

I was just in Auckland, New Zealand, after a few very pleasant days in Australia, which is just coming out of a pleasant winter and heading into an even more pleasant spring. It's impossible not to remark on the vastness of Australia.

Some More of the Lauguage Rant

So let's get back to our language rant. I recently wrote a column lamenting the proliferation of the "waiter's we," which is what I call the mysterious tendency of many waiters to address their patrons in the first person plural. How are we tonight?