Monthly Archives: June 2011

“The Devil” You Say

You will always run across graffiti on bathroom walls; it’s just the way it is. Give humans’ a blank space and we’ll fill it with whatever missives, “clever” lines or credos come to mind. One day, when I was in high … Continue reading

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“Impactful” Is NOT a Real F%#@ing Word!!

Dear Whoever has decided to include the word “impactful” in online dictionaries, This is a fake word. Such words muddy the meaning and nuance of real words. Yes, I understand that language, word use and word meanings change and develop … Continue reading

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Hmmm, Not Quite.

So there’s this… Fire Hydrant Costume for Men then this… Doggie Boob Scarf . … and finally… It’s like each creature and item were mismatched; if they were to just shift each costume down one, things would be ok.  Relatively … Continue reading

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Wal~Mart Wednesday: It’s a Feature, Not a Flaw

Madame, About your dress… A black dress really is a must-have for a woman’s closet. I see you have chosen one that also has blue flowers on it, how lovely. I’m not sure if you realize this or not, but the … Continue reading

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Contractions. This Time, With Feeling!

Your misunderstood…what? Your misunderstood…what?? Oh wait, I think I know what’s going on here… “your” = the possessive form of “you” “you’re” = the contraction of “you are” Psst. Artist, I’ll give you “da” for “the” and chalk it up … Continue reading

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Ah, youth is no longer wasted on the young…

A little newspaper article I read recently reminded me of a really, really dumb thing I did in college. The Year–I can’t remember, sometime in the early 1990s The Place–University of Maine, Orono The Season–January, deep winter The Time–Late evening, … Continue reading

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