Category Archive: Words

Senseless Friday Sarcasm : Words that aren’t words.

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I have a confession to make.  Some of the words I love the most aren’t considered words, except in on-line dictionaries that aren’t Merriam-Webster. Irregardless.    Yes, irregardless of what other people say,… Continue reading

Language : A river of words

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    Language:  A river of words flowing from mouth to mind, a verbal sculpture. . Language tortures:  The never-ending drip… drip… dripping of acidity. “What’s wrong with you?  You’re making no sense!”… Continue reading

Questions most people don’t ask: Writers edition

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Writers often awaken with questions that most people don’t ask. At my day job, most of the people I write reports for have a last name that starts with W.  Once my mind… Continue reading

How to make a word lose its meaning

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My cat has completed a thorough scan and found one word that my “NEVER PUBLISH ANYTHING USING THIS SWILL” filter has failed to catch. It is my opinion (and as you know, everyone… Continue reading

Drowning in a sea of words. Need…advice…

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I’m trying to draft a letter to an agent, but there is SO much I want to say. Do I start by admitting that I’m a serial writer and if writing were a… Continue reading

Editing is a humbling experience.

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I’ve heard it said that people who can, do & people who can’t, teach.  Personally, I think that’s a crock of cr@p. The best teachers are the ones who have slogged through the… Continue reading

Wordvolution

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Originally posted on Two on a Rant:
? The origin of the human race, and all of it’s hues, is hidden in the dust and dirt of time. Words, ethereal as the air…

Annoying sayings

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Sarcasm alert. Sayings that never made sense to me: Well!   I never…            Anyone who says that probably has lived a sheltered life. I can’t…I just can’t…    Finish… Continue reading

Obtuse

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There are words I love, simply for the fact they sound like exactly what they mean. Obtuse is a good example: Slow minded and/or insensitive.   But that depends upon what angle you look at… Continue reading

Seriously flawed standards

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Now, on a serious note. I happened upon a writer on Twitter and Facebook: Dakota Willink Her Twitter introduction:  “Amazon Int’l Bestselling Romance Author | Survived my 1st publishing with coffee & wine… Continue reading