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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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CorelDraw is Rude

I have been a user of CorelDraw since Version 1 which was introduced in 1985.  They are now up to Version 16. Although I have written to them several times, they have yet to send a reply or even acknowledge receipt … Continue reading

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Heteronyms

For those who are unfamiliar with this term, a heteronym is a word that has the same spelling as another word, but with a different pronunciation and meaning. Here are some examples: Excuse; Please excuse me while I think of … Continue reading

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First-come, First-served

Ignorant people leave off the “d” in served because they have heard the expression without trying to understand what it means. The meaning is simple. My conclusion is simple as well. Those who say it wrong and write it wrong … Continue reading

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Baby Talk

During the TV coverage of Hurricane Sandy, many governors have spoken to their constituents. This one takes the cake. It happened on Monday, 10/28. Unfortunately, I did not record it. One of the governors (he knows who he is) warned … Continue reading

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When is a “pitcher” not a pitcher?

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Neither Praise Nor Reward

Why can’t they get it right?       This was taken from http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2012-09/how-better-fonts-could-reduce-car-crashes This comes from the product label.

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