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Encyclopædia Britannica vs Merriam-Webster, Inc.

We may never know why, shortly after our American born Merriam-Webster, Inc. and its many, many dictionaries and publications were purchased by and became a subsidiary of the British Encyclopædia Britannica in The Year of The Poison Pill (1964) that, … Continue reading

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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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Marriage

Marriage Defined To simply define marriage is like giving away the punchline before telling the joke. It’s just not funny. There are certain concepts, terms and ideas that the reader must first fully comprehend before reaching an understanding of the … Continue reading

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Damned By Faint Praise

The neighborhood is in flux with people frequently moving in and out. Most of these tired old houses are now rental units. We just got some new neighbors. As I see it, three ear-piercingly squeaky-voiced little girls beats a pair … Continue reading

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Robin Hood And His Merry Men

Of course you’re all familiar with the tales of Robin Hood and his merry men. “Merry” is a term not often otherwise heard except in conjunction with the seasonal exhortative benediction: (Have a) “Merry Christmas!” In its association with Christmas … Continue reading

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How to Reverse the Magnetic Polarity of Your Biological Cuckoo Clock

The author becomes inspired (lovely word, that). But at times that inspiration lasts only just long enough to develop a working title for an essay. Composition happens hour after hour within the meandering mind and may be so deep, complex … Continue reading

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Soul Food

 Soul Food is a very old expression in the African-American community. In running an errand for my neighbor lady I went to the local ethnic grocery store. El Rey is a popular Mexican grocery that is apparently thriving. They’ve remodeled … Continue reading

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