Frimly Grasping Grammar | Letters | Chicago Reader

Frimly Grasping Grammar 

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe

To the editors.

It's hard to believe that a urologist with a firm grasp of his specialty could fail at simple arithmetic, but that's how it seems in the first paragraph of Judith Moore's interview with Dr. Moseley ("Health: It's Not Easy Being Hard," April 8). Although the image of a collective penis is even further out than Craig Carlson's photo of an inflatable prosthesis, let's get it straight: what the boys are fascinated with, what they know get erect when they touch them, and what they play with in the bathtub in addition to their duckies are their penes or penises. Shame!

Paula Sedor

N. Dayton

Support Independent Chicago Journalism: Join the Reader Revolution

We speak Chicago to Chicagoans, but we couldn’t do it without your help. Every dollar you give helps us continue to explore and report on the diverse happenings of our city. Our reporters scour Chicago in search of what’s new, what’s now, and what’s next. Stay connected to our city’s pulse by joining the Reader Revolution.

Are you in?

  Reader Revolutionary $35/month →  
  Rabble Rouser $25/month →  
  Reader Radical $15/month →  
  Reader Rebel  $5/month  → 

Not ready to commit? Send us what you can!

 One-time donation  → 


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Agenda Teaser

Performing Arts
April 30 1
Performing Arts
November 12

Popular Stories