Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 2:54 pm (Updated: January 18, 11:23 pm)
By Art Trujillo
An exchange, ongoing for years, has caused me to run for the dictionaries, all because of a single word: assassinate.
Bruce Wertz, a clerk for the Las Vegas City Schools, has assured me he’s still alive by giving me an unusual answer as to his health. I’ll ask, “How you doing, Bruce?”
Invariably, he replies, “I’m OK. I haven’t been assassinated this week.” Then he tacks this on: “And if I had been, I wouldn’t be telling you about it now.” Really?
Let me digress:
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