11/22/18 6:00am
11/22/2018 6:00 AM

One of the clumsier phrases employed by sociologists and nonprofits these days is “food insecure.” The language police — and we count ourselves as on-duty officers — will sneer at the transfiguration of the age-old and still serviceable “hungry.”

But “food insecure” actually describes the Long Island households that are in emergency food programs more accurately than hungry. READ