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The Art Of The Insult (2019)

We are losing the art of the insult, and I, for one, will mourn its loss.  The problem is, in the 21st century, we’re under the delusion that tolerance is … Continue reading

May 17, 2019 · 4 Comments

“Only” – An Unsung Hero!

“Only” is the hardest-working little word in the English language.  It does stuff that other words just dream about.  It modifies nouns, it modifies verbs, it connects phrases and, depending … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · 5 Comments

A Few Definitions

English is a wonderful language.  It works like a river, flowing along, constantly changing and always finding its own level.  Words appear and disappear.  Definitions change.  Meanings mutate.  And, yet, … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · 6 Comments
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