Kitty Florey
Kitty Florey

Kitty Burns Florey is the author ofSister Bernadette's Barking Dog, a history of diagramming sentences. Her new book,Script and Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting, will be published in January.

The Good Word
Oct. 1 2008 7:07 PMDiagramming SarahCan Palin's sentences stand up to a grammarian?
  News & Politics
Politics
March 31 2015 5:00 AM How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
  Slate Plus
Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.