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.).

Why We YELL

Leading by example: What a concept. Continue reading

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Oh, Happy Day

Happy Something Day Continue reading

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It’s the Principale of the Thing

What’s not to like? Continue reading

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Who Writes This Stuff?

The advertising geniuses strike again. Continue reading

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To Eat, Perchance to Dine

The collision of language, citizenship, and politics. Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Advertising

At least there are no statistics involved. Continue reading

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As Astounding

Surely no human reviewer would flag this comment as spam. Continue reading

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Wring? Sprinter?

I thought I might try my hand at haiku. Here’s the first. Continue reading

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Life Lesson in Fussiness

It is, perhaps, unwise to be fussy about something I’m bad at. Continue reading

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