visited the Harvard Coop last night for William Martin's promotion of his new book 'The Lost Constitution.' Apparently Martin mentioned a certain blog post
about a gross historical inaccuracy in his novel. "I expected to get letters from the gun-nuts and the anti-gun nuts, but I never knew I'd hear from the cruller-nuts." ... Well, there's always a first. ... Confession: I'm indeed a cruller nut. I admit it. I can't help myself. ... FYI: I noticed the 'three decker' phrase too (see comments in first link). I personally use 'triple decker.' But I've also heard 'three decker' before. So I gave Bill a pass. ... FYI II: In my world, 'grinder' is used to describe a beefy sub, such as 'I'll have a meatball grinder.' The use of 'sub' implies deli meat, such as 'I'll have an Italian sub.' It's just my style. ...FYI III: Re Ron's question about why I don't have comments on Hub Blog. Answer: Ultimately, I don't have the time or inclination to monitor the comments section. Plus, I don't want crazed anti-cruller wingnuts taking over my site. ... FYI IV: I recommend Martin's book below. As I said, it's a fun and fast read. Good history too. Look at the discussion it's already started! ...