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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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As well (as)

A common mistake is that people tend to use the term “as well as” when they mean “as well” because they do not understand (or don’t care) which item is primary and which is secondary. Test yourself: The following two … Continue reading

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No Hard Feelings

If you get this, you will smile or even chuckle. Others simply will be bewildered or blissful. Ignorance is bliss.

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