Texting

Like many others, I bemoan the use of texting, which shortens phrases to their first letters only, or to single letters that stand for a whole word, or to a…

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Lazy Language

Most of us have been guilty, perhaps often, of saying something like:  "Hopefully, that won't happen."  Or "Hopefully, it will happen."  Purists insist that starting a sentence with "hopefully" is…

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The Long and the Short

Common wisdom says that posts should be long, crammed with anecdotes and information and pictures.  And for some types of blogs, that would make sense.  Anyone trying to impart information…

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