Communication: Throwing the ball so others can catch it
When to be blunt.
Seeking injunctive relief from the misuse of “amazing”
I’m rerunning this 2011 post because it didn’t solve the problem the first time. Try, try again. IN THE COURT OF PEEVES, CROTCHETS, AND IRKS CAUSE NO. _________________________ JIM GREYPetitioner v. ALL ENGLISH-SPEAKING PEOPLE EVERYWHERERespondent PETITION FOR INJUNCTION PROHIBITING MISUSE OF THE WORD “AMAZING” The Petitioner alleges against the Respondent and states as follows: That…
I wouldn’t be a writer were it not for the computer
Much hullabaloo was made in June when the Indiana Department of Education sent a memo to schools that made teaching cursive handwriting optional and emphasized teaching keyboarding skills. The decision touched a statewide nerve, and the responses were binary: hands were wrung, or relief was sighed. All of my sons, I’m sure, are in the…