For the luddites out there who hate social media and proclaim it to be the end of meaningful discourse, I offer you this story, which to me summarizes all that is great about the Twitterverse (and conveniently omits all of the bad). 404 more words
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Nearly anyone who has ever met as an adult says some variation of this: “you’re not the usual pastor.” I suppose not, though that is becoming less and less true. 1,607 more words
Steve McLendon has a lot on his plate this season. He’s the second-oldest starter on a youthful Pittsburgh defense, he’s playing for a new contract and as the nose tackle, he’s occupying arguably the most important position on Pittsburgh’s defensive roster. 183 more words
A ruddy good read. Filthy English; The how why and what of everyday swearing by Peter Silverton. Review.
I was gifted this book for my Christmas a few years ago and it has been my water closet reading of choice ever since. 1,000 or so days of snatched consumption later and I’m ready to share with you how colossal an achievement the writing of this essential book is for anyone who has any curiosity at all in the use and etymology of language. 269 more words