Monthly Archives: July 2018

What Do Words Really Mean?

Many, many years ago I heard this lengthy quote from Alan Greenspan. I took great pride in being able to recite it from memory. In this climate of verbal ambiguities and double negatives, it seems more appropriate today than it … Continue reading

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What’s My Line?

In 1958, there was a game show in which panelists had to ascertain the occupation of a guest. During the life of the show, I do not recall anyone who was a dental hygienist. However, I am writing about this … Continue reading

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Whose job is it anyway?

For a long time now, I have been complaining to the sports networks regarding the way their commentators mispronounce the names of Russian professional women tennis players. Today. I got the thought that this may be the wrong approach. Why … Continue reading

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Slowpoke Drivers

It’s bad enough that traffic is slow because the roads are crowded. Slow drivers in the left lane make it even worse. Today there was a car in the left lane with the right-turn signal on, driving at 50 mph … Continue reading

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