Monthly Archives: December 2012

Get a Life! Get it Right!

It bothers me when supposedly bright people have a poor understanding of language. Tonight, on 60 Minutes, Leslie Stahl referred to Taylor Swift’s love affairs as being short-lived. She failed to understand the meaning when she pronounced the “live” syllable … Continue reading

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It’s Pronounced Like a Schwa

It bothers me that that there are too many people who pronounce the indefinite article “a” incorrectly. Among them is the pedantic host of Jeopardy, Alex Trebek, and many other broadcasters as well. There was a question about the three … Continue reading

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Crazy Driver!

Need I say more?

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Developers of Graphic Design Software are Ignorant About Spot Colors

Color is a serious problem because the people who wrote high-end graphics design software (Adobe Indesign®, Adobe Illustrator®, CorelDraw® and others) did not understand certain concepts of color management. As a result, they made a serious error that is problematic … Continue reading

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Who is the problem?

When the spoken word is incorrect on a TV show, Who is at fault? The script writer? The actor? The director? On the last episode of the tv series NCIS LA, the character Hetty Lange, played by Linda Hunt, uttered … Continue reading

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