Monthly Archives: August 2013

Just Another Day In… Paradise?

* An horrendous crash of thunder jerks me out of a sound, and relatively dreamless, sleep.  I sit up in bed, heart thudding in my chest, and reach over to Tina.  My hand finds only a warm depression in the … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Prologues

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Image via Flikr Creative Commons, via Mikko Luntiala To prologue or not to prologue? That is the question. The problem with the prologue is it has kind of gotten a bad rap over…

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Why You Should Delete SnapChat – by Adam McLane

Why You Should Delete SnapChat I’ve been engaged in various forms of social media since AOL chat rooms in 1994.  And I’ve never seen a more dangerous application targeting teenagers, specifically girls, than SnapChat. Read the rest of Adam McLane’s thought-provoking … Continue reading

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One Word Blog Day

~ * ~ bowdlerize 1.  verb.   to expurgate (a written work) by removing or modifying passages considered vulgar or objectionable ~ * ~ Link Back To The Word Grrls Mothership

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One Word Blog Day

~ * ~ meretricious 1.  adjective.   based on pretense, deception, or insincerity.   ~ * ~ Link Back To The Word Grrls Mothership

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44 Everyday Phrases You Might Not Know You’ve Been Saying Incorrectly

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
After my last post on “words you might not know you’ve been saying incorrectly,” a number of commenters posted that they often hear the same sense of malapropism applied to phrases. American English is full…

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~ * ~ vitiate 1.  verb.   to impair or weaken the effectiveness of.   ~ * ~ Link Back To The Word Grrls Mothership

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