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On Writing: How to Communicate in Arbitrary Symbols

When language was invented, arbitrary noises were ascribed meaning. Eventually, the cultures that had effective spoken language stopped putting their elderly out to pasture when they started asking for the younger generations to repeat themselves (the reason is economic, and will be discussed another day). 676 more words

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Verb tenses: Past Perfect

Hi sweetie,

Now we will talk about the Past Perfect, a verb tense which adds a bit mote of confusion to the scene. But keep calm, and carry on: with time, things will improve. 311 more words


Verb tenses: Present Perfect (again)

Hi sweetie,

Now we will talk about the Present Perfect, a verb tense which confuses a little almost all Portuguese speakers, like us.

Firstly, let’s review what we have already studied about the… 317 more words


Tainted Water and Bad Grammar

The following attention-grabbing headline bannered on the Internet a few weeks ago:

Your Water has been POISON by your GOVERNMENT

Somehow, I don’t really trust a source that gives scare headlines using bad grammar. 21 more words


'Walking Dead' Star Norman Reedus Keeps Johnny Depp's Severed Head As A Dressing Room Memento

Many actors keep mementos in their dressing rooms, but for sheer weirdness it’s tough to top the keepsake Norman Reedus has in his trailer while filming “The Walking Dead” — what appears to be the severed head of Johnny Depp. 133 more words


New ‘The Walking Dead’ Clip Teases Daryl Dixon’s Death

Is Daryl Dixon the latest head on “The Walking Dead’ chopping block?

A new teaser for season seven of the suspenseful series shows Dwight, henchmen of the villainous Negan, riding through town on Daryl’s motorcycle. 174 more words