If you are interested in language and words, as I am, this little piece might be of interest.
Whereas organisms can evolve from pond scum to the likes of Rush Limbaugh, words can evolve from foppish dandy to the ultimate accolade, greeting, and praise.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.