Tag Archives: Grammar

The Bubbler Question

I did some considerable research about the bubbler question. It’s called a bubbler because that’s what it’s called. A bubbler is that part of a public drinking fountain that elevates the water so as to prevent one’s lips from coming … Continue reading

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Grammar, Your Slip Is Showing

Perhaps I was a bit fuzzy-headed this morning when I picked up the newspaper and glanced at this article and thought: “Now who the hell is this Polack?” The bold type reads: Malibu Open Waterski Festival. I read it as … Continue reading

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The Hoosiers

I’ve never been a huge sports fan – although I played some in my youth. I’ve never really followed professional sports as some men do. I just see it as another creaky branch of the entertainment industry. I’ve never been … Continue reading

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The Hyphen War

The psychological disorder and descriptive diagnosis of PTSD has undergone a gradual evolutionary change of labels over time but it is still essentially the same disorder; it’s still the same disease. Variously named, PTSD was called: Shell Shock (in World … Continue reading

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Rosie O’Donnell Does NOT have PTSD!

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3 MPD Police Officers On Gang Hit List

From: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel October 1, 2013   While the story within the following article is itself quite disturbing, that is not the reason for posting it here. It is the quote within the story that, taken as an … Continue reading

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Don’t Say It! Don’t Say It!

As I’ve pointed out elsewhere, saying “I Love You” is simply not grammatically correct. If you care to see a man choking on those words I suggest watching the 1955 movie “Picnic”. The words never fit the actual sentiment and … Continue reading

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