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Monthly Archives: April 2012
Here is an interesting story from Robert Krulwich about Reading Upside Down If you’ve read Angels and Demons you’ve seen some of these and they are always fun. (I don’t think it is a coincidence that the cryptologist in the … Continue reading
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Take a look at this graph from The Atlantic and notice how reading rates have improved over the past 50 years. This data predates ebook growth. I suspect the numbers would be higher today. Gallup data here Link to The … Continue reading
The word is WHOA. I don’t care how many times you’ve seen it on the internet as woah or whoah, you are wrong if you spell it that way. So stop it.
I heard this on NPR. Read the story here:Poem store
Per Huffington Post 4/20/2012 “Romney: Santorum Still Has ‘Major Roll’ in GOP.”
“Surely you are joking,” the grammarian said hopefully. AP now accepts the modern usage of hopefully. Check out the article for a cute discussion between a prescriptivist and a descriptivist.
Let us now praise editors They may be invisible and their art unsung. But in the age of blogging, editors are needed more than ever.
Narrative is holding a 6-word story contest. Click here to submit yours I was thinking I might enter but I don’t think I can beat this one by Hemingway. For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.