Tag Archives: Child Development

Imagery and Implication

As a student of damned near everything including psychology, child development, mass communications and so forth, a single phrase in a newspaper article jumped right out at me. The article is about a coming solar eclipse and includes the following … Continue reading

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Movie Words

“We don’t use those movie words in front of other people.” True stories are the best kinds of stories. This all came about in a matter of seconds: Arguably the first word most children learn how to say is “No”. … Continue reading

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Little Eddie Gein

True stories are the best kinds of stories and this, I think, is no different. A while ago my elder brother dropped a bit of a bomb on me. He claims to have gone to school with none other than … Continue reading

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Dear Abby

Dear Abby: My husband, William Robert (I’ll call him Billy Bob) and I have been married for six months. We have a three-year old daughter, Messalina. I’m worried about Messy. Billy Bob is between jobs and spends all his time … Continue reading

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