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Raised Printing

I am writing this blog to publicize that an old traditional form of printing is becoming obsolete. Recently, a customer asked me to redesign her informal note cards. The printer I used a few years ago was out of business. … Continue reading

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Air Show Deaths

It bothers me that there are so many senseless deaths in the name of entertainment. Too many (including several members of the military) have died in aircraft maneuvers and parachute jumps. Some sick spectators watch in the expectation of a … Continue reading

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Asterick

The “sk” combination is difficult for many people to pronounce. That is why they say asterick instead of asterisk. It may also be the reason some people say axe (or aks) instead of ask. However, while researching these words, I … Continue reading

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Eye Dialect

I learned something new today. I discovered this while checking out why some people say “ek-cetera” instead of “etcetera.” Eye dialect is the representation of regional or dialectal variations by spelling words in nonstandard ways, such as writing wuz for … Continue reading

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Pleasant Surprise

This is an extraordinary blog since it is positive. In this instance, a customer service representative went out of her way big time to assist me.   I had a problem with my Weber gas grill. As I was cooking, … Continue reading

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Many Commercial Printers in Trouble

This week I received a request from a customer to reorder something I printed a year ago. I found that the printer I had used had sold his business. To make things worse, the buyer kept only part of  it, … Continue reading

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Word Confusion

Commonly Confused Words:  infer / imply Both imply and infer are verbs.  Both verbs have to do with the communication of information. The difference between the two is that imply refers to giving information, while infer refers to receiving information. … Continue reading

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