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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

Different Thoughts?

Recently, a lot of very smart people have been quietly studying the next impossible question: which came first, language or culture?  Like the chicken and the egg conundrum – Uh, … Continue reading

October 29, 2019 · 6 Comments

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
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