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.).

Fandemic Flosives

More help from Public Health. Continue reading

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Never Usually

I could have been the more greatest Captain of the Queen’s Navy. Continue reading

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The Week That Was #3

More fun from the news. Continue reading

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And Another

Is this what it is to get old? Continue reading

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Nothing Left to Take Away

A different kind of take away. Continue reading

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Say What?

I think that word does not mean. Continue reading

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The Other Armageddon

“Spring cleaning is actually not just trite to eliminate dust as well as gunk.” It’s hard to argue with that. Continue reading

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Return Back to Sender

“Return back to the Shadow.” Exactly what Gandalf didn’t say. Continue reading

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Inconceivable

I do not think that word means what you think it means. Continue reading

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