Puffery

Puffery is very interesting to me, and particularly the kind used in advertising. Here is a definition from Wikipedia. In law, puffery is a promotional statement or claim that expresses subjective rather than objective views, which no ‘reasonable person’ would take literally. Puffery serves to ‘puff up’ an exaggerated image of what is being described … Read more

The Lost Policeman

One of my more treasured memories from childhood is of when a policeman who was walking by our house, stopped to ask directions. We were playing outside our house, alongside the street. He told my siblings and I that he was new to the town and needed our help in telling him which way he … Read more