Fun With Language

A little levity

Famous quotes I’d like to share – 1) When I die, I want to die like my grandfather– who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.” –Author Unknown 2) Advice for the day: If you have a lot of tension... Read More

The Reparations Charade

It’s the political season and not surprisingly the question of reparations for slavery has again reared its ugly head.  Now before reading further allow me to make a carte blanche statement—reparations aren’t going to happen, and the current crop of democrat... Read More

That’s English!

So you think your command of the English language is pretty good, well test yourself and see how many of these common words you probably didn’t know you were pronouncing incorrectly. Acai – This is a species of palm tree from the Amazon rain forest, best known... Read More

So That’s What They Mean!

The other night while surfing the movie channels I came across that 1939 classic, The Wizard of Oz with its, “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” and “I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore, Toto.” But the line from the movie I remember most occurred when Dorothy and... Read More

What’s in a Word II?

English isn’t the world’s most-spoken language but it is universally accepted as the planet’s lingua franca, i.e., the language used as the common language between speakers whose native languages are different, as well as the language anyone who wants to get ahead in... Read More