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"Um," "Like," And So On: It's Language Evolution

Kimberly Martin, 17 September 2014 — Everyone knows the sophomore sorority girl speaking stereotype. They roll their eyes, twirl a lock of hair around their finger, and use the word “like” at least ten times in less than three sentences. 721 more words


Positive Mind Successful Life

It took me a long time to realise the benefits of positive thinking. I had often heard people mention that if you think positive, positive things will happen to you, I used to think they were a bit weird. 326 more words


Anne Bradstreet Meditations: Sweet Words

Sweet words are like honey
A little may refresh
But too much gluts the stomach

The prior post in this series may be found here.

Anne Bradstreet

Welcome Back!!

It’s so hard to believe that I am half way done with my undergrad years! I can’t wait to see what this year has to… 314 more words


ACC commander outlines imperatives for the Combat Air Force

WASHINGTON — “The ability to provide dominant combat airpower underpins our nation’s ability to pursue and protect our vital interests, and without it, we put at risk the precious bastion of liberty, the United States of America.” 606 more words

Military Aviation

Scavenger Hunt Day as a Summer Camp Counselor

After an eventful freshman year at Purdue University, I was very excited for a relaxing summer at home with my family. This was going to be my fourth summer as a camp counselor at a local day camp. 234 more words


The "Make Good Art" Speech by Gaiman

I’d reserved this for an upcoming post called 50 Reads for Writers.

But I don’t want it to get lost in the noise.

So even though I’ll share the video once more in a future post, I’m posting it here separately. 42 more words