Category Archives: stupid

The Y’know Epidemic is Getting Worse

I know, y’know, that I have written about this before, but I needed to vent about it once more because I find it so repulsive. The use of “y’know” as a y’know crutch word is so y’know annoying to me that … Continue reading

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Changing Emphasis

There are many words whose meanings are changed by the way that they are pronounced. For example: … to record his voice; setting a new record … permit him to do it; issue a written permit In recent times, however, many … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between “different” and “differently”? Most people use “differently” when they mean “different” because they do not understand the use of adverbs (words that modify verbs of action, like “walking slowly” and “running quickly.” You may also … Continue reading

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Growing Stuff

My reason for writing about this is that it provides the opportunity for me to express my rage about the term “growing your business.” It’s just plain wrong! You do not “grow” children either; you “raise” them or “bring them … Continue reading

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Sour Milk

I have dry cereal with milk for breakfast almost every day. I keep the milk well refrigerated and pay close attention to the expiration date. This year, however, I have had to dispose of more spoiled milk than any time … Continue reading

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Amazon Failed Delivery—Again

The product I ordered recently was supposed to come yesterday. However, the product never arrived even though I was notified that it was delivered. Actually, it was dropped off at the Post Office for pickup. There is no way that … Continue reading

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