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A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

I Love Collective Nouns

Collective nouns are cool.  They add colour and flavour to the otherwise boring job of naming things.  Plus, once you get past the regular stuff like a herd of cattle, … Continue reading

December 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lazy Words For Journalists

English is an exact and beautiful language, rich with words that do so much more than just modify, identify or describe.  Unfortunately, it’s also full of tired old words that … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

Big Word Day

What this planet needs is Big Word Day.  One day a month (I suggest the first Monday) when we’re allowed to use those big godawful words that make us all … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · 3 Comments
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