“Delilah”. You know the song, probably from Tom Jones’s version. You might recall the Sensational Alex Harvey Band’s recording from 1975 as well (it was mentioned in a question on Ken Bruce’s Pop Master quiz this morning). There’s a recording on YouTube here in case you need to refresh your memory. Literal versus Inferential I… Continue reading At the end of the song “Delilah” is she alive or dead?
A few months ago I noticed that my local bookshop has a whole section called “Smart Thinking”. This is where you’ll find Malcolm Gladwell’s books, and “Nudge”, “Freakonomics” and Daniel Levitin’s “The Organized Mind”. I don’t know when this section first appeared but assumed at first that it was intended for people who wouldn’t be… Continue reading “Smart Thinking” and “Self Help” at the bookshop