Monthly Archives: August 2017

How Do You Say It

When I was a kid, I always heard this item pronounced Q-pon. Now, it would seem that Koo-pon is preferred. What is your preference? Advertisements

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More Babel

It would seem that cable news is a bountiful source of material for my blog. Today, the weather man on MSNBC spoke about factors that would EXASPERATE the effects of the storm in Texas. As most of you will know, … Continue reading

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Special “K”

This post is just for fun. There are: knapsack knee knit knoll knob knock knowledge knuckle knot know knew knife and then there is knish!

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Mispronuncialtion

It bothers me when professionals themselves cannot pronounce their own job title correctly. The person that takes care of my dental hygiene is called a hygienist. The correct pronunciation is “hi-jeen-ist” (not “hi-jen-ist”). If you do not believe me, please … Continue reading

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Back Pain Warnings

The reason I am writing this is to warn people about the pitfalls of self treatment, in particular for back pain. There are many commercials and advertisements for treatment of back pain, but it is important to consult with a … Continue reading

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Cheapskate Concessionaire

The other day, my 16-year-old granddaughter was at Rye Playland amusement park, located in Westchester, NY. Since she is a loyal follower of my blog, she related this tale to me so that I may publish it. Here it is! … Continue reading

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Make Up Your Own Words

While watching cable news, I get to hear many members of Congress speak. To my disappointment, I find many of them unable to speak as well as a mature, supposedly well-educated person should. This representative used the word “essentually” instead … Continue reading

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