I've been writing these year-in-review lists for just over 40 years now. Few of my previous efforts, however, have seen publication, and in this respect, fortune smiled on us all. Looking though a box labeled "Letters, Juvenilia, and Unfinished Epic Poetry for Posthumous Anthological Consideration," I find that my earlier Top 10 lists reveal a reasonably sure-footed handling of ordinal numbers (though 1987 contains no... More >>>