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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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Word Crimes

I am a word purist. As such, I cringe when I hear words that people make up. Unfortunately, through frequent use, many of these words gain legitimacy. Fortunately, however, most of these words only are spoken; they rarely appear in … Continue reading

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A Language of Their Own

You can hear these language perversions almost every time you watch a sporting event such as the Olympics or the U.S. Open tennis matches. It does not matter how the word is spelled; the announcers just do it. Sports is … Continue reading

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