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Constellation: Mahnaz Shah

Thursday’s Keynote Lecture was entitled: “The Literal and Phenomenal in Art and Design.” Mahnaz begin by defining and speaking briefly about the words:

  • Literal

True to fact, not exaggerated, no inaccuracy. 119 more words


The Wind....Where is it Headed?

Many years ago, I tried sailing a small catamaran on Cockburn Sound in Western Australia. The wind was probably only about 1 knot, barely enough to move us in a forward direction. 728 more words

Literally: Kiss Any Meaning Goodbye

So once upon a time words used to mean something. But the English language is alive and changes constantly, I get that. But changing the definition of a word, to include a word that already exists? 383 more words

Beginning Before Conception

Suggested Scripture Reading John 1:1-14

 “In the beginning, O Lord, you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands. 701 more words

Our World Belongs To God

Literal or Metaphor (Lordship or no Lordship)

Joh 15:1 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.
Joh 15:2 “Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.
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Literally, another embarrassment

What is it about the word literally that makes Yahoo!’s writers and editors think it doesn’t mean something actually happened or something actually existed? They are literally making themselves look like elementary school dropouts when they write headlines like this: 28 more words



I remember decades ago, when my mother was frighteningly annoyed by everyone saying “like” all the time in places it really didn’t need to be.  I would say, “She was, like, 16.” or something, to which she would angrily interject, “So was she actually 16 or was she… 527 more words