“I propose we stop saying ‘taxes’ and start calling them ‘dues.'”

Richard Conniff of the New York Times would like us to stop using the word ‘taxes’ and replace it with dues. ‘Taxes’, you see, has “become the ugliest word in the English language, right up there with its evil twin, ‘death.’” (Gee I wonder why that comparison is so apt.) … the word “dues” also […]