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I Could Care Less???

So this is just a random pet peeve of mine and since this is a site where any thought that comes into my head can be posted I have to say it just irks the hell out of me when I see/hear someone write/say “I could care less” when they are trying to convey how indifferent or how much they… 80 more words


Is It Important To Use the Right Words?

Common sense should look at that title and say something like, “Ummmm, duh?” And yet so many, many people use the wrong words on a daily basis. 616 more words

August 5th - "Talking white", 7 year old banished for not believing in God, dying bees

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August 5th – “Talking white”, 7 year old banished for not believing in God, dying bees

We talked about how we all are constantly told we “talk white”, a 7 year old who was “banished” for not believing in God, and we talked about the dying bees. 44 more words

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Day 87- Speech Rant

Alright, I suppose it is just the writer in me, but it drives me crazy to hear people use words that simply are not words! My chosen gripe for the day is the word, or the lack of a real word, that is irregardless. 582 more words

Where Are the Forks?

A bunch of my friends and I lived in the same apartment building – so our parties were pretty awesome.

For whatever reason I can’t remember, I decided to call it a night around 2 a.m. 201 more words

Do I Use an "A", or Do I Use "An"? And Does It Really Matter?

Yes, it really does matter. Especially to whomever is reading your writing.

One of the most common errors I see when reading online comments, stories, blog posts, etc. 297 more words


The uses of illiteracy

Despite the hundreds, in fact thousands, of pieces that I’ve had published, both in print and on the web, I’m under no illusion about the quality of my writing.  287 more words