Category Archives: humorous

A Meaty Condition

It gives me cause to wonder if anyone supervises information posted to some websites. This information was posted recently on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center website. It is in the section dealing with registration for programs. All … Continue reading

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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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Missing Word Parts

dennist for dentist senner  for center fith for fifth distric attorney for district attorney buh-in for button reconize for recognize foeword for forward Of course, there are many more. Tell me some of yours.

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What Do I Know?

Y’know, there are many explanations as to why so many people, y’know,  punctuate their sentences with the phrase “y’know” frequently. I disagree with all of them. My theory, y’know, is that, y’know, it is, y’know, used simply out of habit—a … Continue reading

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End of the Month

It’s the end of the month, and February still has two Rs, but rarely anyone cares.

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Carrot and Stick

It bothers me that the metaphor of the carrot and the stick has become perverted. To me it describes the holding of a stick with a carrot on a string at the end of it and dangling it in front … Continue reading

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The Polls Have it Wrong

It bothers me when pollsters claim to have meaningful results regarding opinions about the upcoming tax bill. First of all, the people taking the poll do not know exactly what is in the tax bill. Second, much of their knowledge … Continue reading

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