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Review of 'Cat Out of Hell' by Lynne Truss

You know me.  I can’t resist anything with the word cat in the title.  My own pussycat, now sitting on my lap, in the minute space between me and the computer, can’t either.  622 more words

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Teaser Tuesday: Watchmen

Like a spinning gyroscope, the Wheel of Time has turned to Teaser Tuesday. 267 more words

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Teaser Tuesday: Eats, Shoots & Leaves

Like a coconut cake in a rotating cake stand, the Wheel of Time has turned to Teaser Tuesday. 271 more words

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Proper Punctuation in a Digital Age: A Review of Lynne Truss's "Eats, Shoots & Leaves"

I am what Lynne Truss calls a “sensitive stickler” for grammar—someone who feels intense anguish, despair, or even anger when he sees a misplaced, misused, or omitted punctuation mark on written materials in public.  1,268 more words

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Pre-theatre dining can be a stressful experience. For the majority of people, work finishes around 5:30pm, which gives you 120 precious minutes to meet your friends (assuming you’re a sociable creature), pick a restaurant, scan the menu and pick the first dish that leaps off the page. 1,089 more words

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Minding Our Peas and Queues: Learning English is Tricky!

By Alleen VanBebber, Literacy Kansas City Board Member

Remember when your baby (or friend’s baby or baby brother) began speaking in phrases and how much the little guy seemed to enjoy it? 500 more words

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