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Words that should be deep-sixed

Grania found this tw**t, which I think is right on the mark:

Updated my list of words/phrases that need destroying.

Bae
Holibobs
Chillax
Totes
Amazeballs…

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Get Off My Lawn!

There is no monolithic "Twitter" that makes pronouncements

This is happening not just at the much reviled (and, I suspect, cash bleeding) HuffPo, but on many other pop news sites as well. “Twitter does this” or “Twitter says that”, the sites proclaim. 362 more words

Journalism

Three beefs

I believe the correct term for the plural of beef is actually “beeves”, but if I put it above nobody would read this.  Anyway, Jerry Has Three Beeves (a good title for a children’s book). 764 more words

Get Off My Lawn!

Duhhh. . . . Guardian touts a "new" finding that thylacines are more closely related to kangaroos than to dingos

Below is the headline of a new science piece in the Guardian (click on screenshot to read it), reporting on a paper that was just published in… 847 more words

Evolution

Sunday: Hili dialogue

We’re at Ceiling Cat’s Day today, which means a day of Napping and Nomming on this third of December, 2017. It’s National Peppermint Latte Day… 554 more words

Hili Dialogue

Grania has two beefs

Grania is cranky today because she has a sore throat and a stuffy nose and her computer at work is operating at minimal speed. Therefore she offers us two rants, both of which I share. 637 more words

Osculating The Rump Of Faith

This is not starting well

The good news is this: I went through TSA Precheck at O’Hare Airport quickly and without a hitch, and not a human hand touched my buttocks. 257 more words

Travel