Tag Archives: words

BEST OF’S


A few weeks back I celebrated the 500th posting on my blog. Since then I’ve been going back and retrieving those that I think actually had something to say and said it reasonably well. I am considering compiling them into … Continue reading

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COMING TO TERMS


I am not a grammar Nazi by any stretch of the sentence. Anyone who’s read my blog a few times will agree with that. But, But every once in a while something comes along that rustles my leaves into a … Continue reading

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DROPPING THE F-BOMB…AGAIN!


Note:  I am often caught off-guard when my teenage grandchildren are within earshot. Their language is pretty radical compared to when I was their age. Back then we’d never say half the words they use freely.  They are totally uninhibited … Continue reading

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IN A WORD LESS THAN 20%, FACEBOOK IS…NUTS!


You may recall I have discussed Facebook advertising on a past posting.  At that time I was attempting to advertise my book, Dead Letter.  Unfortunately, Facebook (hereinafter referred to as FB) rejected all versions of the ad I wanted to … Continue reading

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AWAITING AN EPIPHANY


Have you ever noticed there are some words that you find especially cool?  Maybe you like their meaning, or how they sound, or what they feel like rolling off your tongue—whatever.  For me, it’s the word epiphany.  I didn’t always … Continue reading

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TO MAKE A LONG STORY SHORT, USE LESS WORDS!


Don’t think I haven’t noticed.  I’ve gotten back to writing postings that are lengthy—too lengthy.  You’d think I’d know better, but uh-ah.  You may find it hard to believe that I spent a gazillion years working in radio where I … Continue reading

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SAY WHAT?


I am happy to report that things are still cool.  The word “cool” is still an acceptable term to express any of the following: You are okay, as in:  “How are you?”  “I’m cool.” You are okay with doing something, … Continue reading

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DROPPING THE F-BOMB. DOES IT GO BOOM?


I am such a fence-sitter when it comes to language…specifically, the changing use of language.  I speak out of both sides of my mouth because I simply cannot make up my mind.  What am I so confused about?  Well, if … Continue reading

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EMBRACING WORDS


Illustration from following link where you can read more about words: http://allthingslearning.wordpress.com/tag/power-of-words/ The subject today is “words.”  Would it not be incredible if all the words in our language have already been written in every possible configuration?  If so, then what … Continue reading

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Senior Code …so many abbreviations, so little time!


Seniors are so preoccupied with the ongoing assault on their bodies that they have very little else to talk about.  Young people do not experience this kind of physical warfare so, instead, they spend most of their time talking about the … Continue reading

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