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Computers, Word 7, embezzlers and…why I save often and well

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When I was a kid, I took apart an old clock and put it together again. It ran backwards. I’m told that’s impossible, but when the first plane-like entity flew a few hundred… Continue reading

George Washington, charities, sweatshops, bargains, and why we’re slave owners, too.

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I am so tired of the argument used to discredit George Washington. I’m sick to distraction of people trying to nullify the Constitution because women didn’t have rights and some of our founders… Continue reading

Guns, Boats, Cars, and heart attacks

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This blog is amended and expanded from a comment written on another blog, so if–by some extraordinarily remote possibility you saw that entry—-I wrote it so technically I didn’t steal anything. I, for… Continue reading

Wordknapping

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Yes, I know.  Kidnapping doesn’t have a K between the D and the N.  But since this blog is about words that have been kidnapped and tortured into meaning something else, I feel… Continue reading

A casserole of rants

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Proceed with caution—a casserole of rants awaits. Like any casserole, some people will find it tasteless, others may think it’s too cheesy, and still others might wonder what kind of cook comes up… Continue reading