Category Archives: Language and Communication

Playing with, and ranting about, language: miscommunication, badly worded signs and questions, and changing usage (Anyone heard from “take” lately? Didn’t think so.).

But First

Another rant on design/communication styles that disrespect the customer, from airport layouts to proposal writing and beyond, into our own conversational or (gasp) writing style. Continue reading

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An Advent Gift

A useful new word. Will there be more such gifts from the world this Advent season? We’ll see. Continue reading

Posted in Language and Communication, Laughing Frequently | Tagged | 8 Comments

A Slightly Improved Life

It’s all good (but it can be better). Continue reading

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GoFundMe

Life is not grammar. Or semantics. Continue reading

Posted in Language and Communication, Laughing Frequently, Wired | Tagged , | 18 Comments

Good Job, Buddy

She learned something; so did I. Continue reading

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Say Wut

A plea for a reinstatement, not a request for a repeat. Continue reading

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It’s Official

I have become my mother. Continue reading

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Pre, fi, pro, fum

We do what we can. Continue reading

Posted in Language and Communication, Laughing Frequently, Thinking Broadly | Tagged | 14 Comments

Do Not Follow Not

Send what you want out into the Universe . . . Continue reading

Posted in Language and Communication, Laughing Frequently, Thinking Broadly | Tagged | 11 Comments