Author Archives: stanleygraphics

About stanleygraphics

I am a veteran graphic designer who started at the time when cut and paste meant an X-acto knife and rubber cement. I use my experience to educate others. I have an intolerance for ignorance and stupidity.

Olympics Got it Right

Usually, my blogs are critical and often controversial. This time, however, I must take the time to compliment the broadcasting staff. Not one time did I hear anyone say ATH-A-LETE! Advertisements

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Stand-alone Smoke Detectors Are Not Enough

If you utilize stand-alone smoke detectors (those that are just mounted on the wall), you must be in the house in order to hear the alarm. Even then, you may not hear it if you are in a deep sleep. … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

For as long as I can remember, I have known the importance of pronouncing and spelling a person’s name correctly. Sadly, people who should know better do not exercise the care they should in this regard. These include many prominent … Continue reading

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Oral Excision

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the physician who examined Donald Trump recently, needs to have something surgically removed—part of his vocabulary. On the day Dr. Jackson gave his report on the health of Mr. Trump, he punctuated almost every sentence with the … Continue reading

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Fake Goofs

It diminishes my ability to enjoy a movie or TV, but I always watch with the hope that nothing stupid is contained in it. Quite often, however, there is a goof. When that happens, I always wonder if was accidental … Continue reading

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Sponge Boob

Sometimes it can be extremely difficult to find the refill or replacement part for a product you bought. Such was the case with my sponge mop. I tried for several days, at stores and online, to get a replacement sponge … Continue reading

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