Monthly Archives: March 2013

Stupid Drivers

No matter how many warnings are issued regarding impending snowstorms and blizzards, there are always those drivers who think they know better. As a consequence, there is costly property damage, severe injuries, and loss of lives. Why don’t they stay … Continue reading

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Verizon Wireless is not Hands Free

In New York, as in many other states, cell phones may be used while driving only if you use a hands-free accessory such as a Bluetooth headset or a car speakerphone. The phone itself, including the keypad, may not be … Continue reading

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Catholic is a three-syllable word

Have you been listening to all the talk on radio and TV about the new Pope? What is interesting is that virtually everyone says “Cath-lic”! What happened to the middle syllable? Are these the same people who put the extra … Continue reading

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Dov is a Bear, not a Dove

“Dov” means “bear” in Hebrew. There are many people (probably male and Jewish) with that first name. There also are many people who pronounce it incorrectly. That’s because the same letter combinations in English are not always pronounced the same … Continue reading

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Cosmetic Dentistry

With the aid of modern technology (precast molds and exotic materials) there is not reason a dentist should not be able to make teeth that look like teeth. The anatomy of teeth is simple. Here are a few names. Starting … Continue reading

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