Tag Archives: language

How do you cope when everyone’s usage is wrong? ~ Tom Freeman

Reblogged from Stroppy Editor: The remarkable thing about language change is that it only started happening when I started noticing it. For centuries, English was constant and true, but as soon as I was old enough to have an appreciation … Continue reading

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Beyond ~ Paula Light #writephoto

After days of rain Morning sunshine glows again Noisy birds approve Grass soft as frosting Leaves drizzling sugar dew Restful world awaits Curious cat roams Beyond the manicured lawn Into shadowed woods Continue reading at Light Motifs II

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The Naming of Things ~ Bladud Fleas #writephoto

Imagine the sun rising, an bright, early dawn, in the garden at Eden. Adam rolling to his right side to lean on one elbow, the back of the hand on his other arm coming up to rub the sleepy dust … Continue reading

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Setting, a Christmas tale ~ Sisyphus #writephoto

It was the time in the evening, when, wherever I may be, whatever the season, I love to wander: when Sol prepares to set, that is when our small globe turns his face away from the star. This was perfect. … Continue reading

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Crow – Honoré Dupuis #writephoto

We have known each other for a long time. In the garden of the small house, some distance from here, she used to perch in the old tree, just in the corner, and was able to follow my progress in … Continue reading

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Separated by a common language #Blogversary #humor #ThrowbackThursday from Barb Taub

An American perspective on the vagaries and confusion of the English language…reblogged from Barb Taub: The first time I went skydiving, the instructor had to ‘help’ me out of the plane (via a boot to my backside). Five years ago, … Continue reading

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Asking the question

‘Who, how, what, why, where, when?’… There was a time when I worked as a national sales manager for a major company. I had been employed as their transport manager, running the fleet of lorries and coordinating the  complex delivery … Continue reading

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The written word and why it matters.

There was a recent change in the curriculum in the US, when the decision was taken to no longer teach  cursive script in school. All the arguments about the differences between the physical movements involved in typing or printing in … Continue reading

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