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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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Oral Excision

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the physician who examined Donald Trump recently, needs to have something surgically removed—part of his vocabulary. On the day Dr. Jackson gave his report on the health of Mr. Trump, he punctuated almost every sentence with the … Continue reading

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For Your Entertainment

I listen to the radio a lot and also watch cable news regularly. Quite often I hear words that somebody made up. I thought it would be entertaining for viewers of my posts to see them. progidy electorial asterickses

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One Word or Two?

Quite often, word differences are not recognized when they are spoken, but the differences are clear when they are written. The word “awhile” and the phrase “a while” are quite different, although they may sound alike. According to dictionary. com: … Continue reading

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Another New Word!

Last night I listened to a professional football coach (you know who) talking on TV about quarterback strategies. He said they “have to come to an AGREEANCE on what to do.” Apparently, language is not his strength either.

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Misspelled and Mispronounced Words

I created this blog simply to vent about the widespread ignorance with regard to how many words are misspelled and mispronounced. Most readers will know what the correct versions should be. Please feel free to send your own pet peeves … Continue reading

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