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.).

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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In Movement Status

The real reason they read like that. Continue reading

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I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes to the Molehills

New forms of industry. Continue reading

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A Curiously Unmodified Railroad

An exasperated rant inspired by superfluous non-necessities. Continue reading

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VIXen

Live and learn. And dance. Continue reading

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Dear Sir and/or Hey Bub

They just keep getting smarter. Continue reading

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Shh! The Sh Is Real

A different kind of contagion. Continue reading

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There Was That Time

Running out of good material? Continue reading

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