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They Called Me a Pedophile So I Became One

If teenage (12-17) pornography and, more generally, sex itself, were legal, I probably would not have created this blog. Because “jailbait” things have been treated as no different than preteen things, relegated to the same… 424 more words


We need to talk about jargon

When I was a student and green in judgement, I thought, foolishly, that the purpose of language is to communicate meaning. I was wrong. That’s part of it, certainly, but it has many other purposes as well. 422 more words

Poetry, Comment, Discussion- Come On In !

creative writing

Any enlisted member of the military has undoubtedly encountered three styles of writing: one style encompasses instructions. The Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), Department of Defense (DOD) Instructions, and a unit’s Plan of the Day (POD) are just a few of these that provide the boundaries of behavior we know as “military bearing”. 393 more words


Board Game Literacy

We know how to “talk” computer games, the cultural explosion has led to a host of acronyms and words entering common parlance among video gaming circles on a day to day basis, a grounding for internet language as a whole. 795 more words

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A data nerd's perspective on Website Design

Recently I was working on a CRM data verification project which involved visiting close to two thousand websites over the period of a few days and it absolutely blew my mind. 434 more words


Employee was puking out of his butt last night according to his work from home request

Chicago, IL-An overdetailed work from home request that would have otherwise been promptly ignored, drew attention from several employees after noticing the graphic recounting of what had transpired to make the work from home a necessity. 171 more words


Religious language - the language of life or just another jargon?

As a religious ‘professional’, I have been using religious language for years. I have been forever mindful of the words of the late playwright Dennis Potter who suggested that “the trouble with words is that you do not know whose mouth they’ve been in”. 622 more words