The Wit and Wisdom of “Dear Abby”

Pauline Esther Philips, better known as the advice columnist Abigail Van Buren  or  “Dear Abby”, died on Jan 16th 2013. Advice columnists, many of whom are women, are often dismissed as being rather trite, lacking in true writing skills. I don’t believe that’s true, and certainly not in the case of the well-loved “Dear Abby” […]