Tag Archives: language

The language of words

“It’s a candidacy without any parallel that I can recall. It’s content-free and very much given to stirring up envy and resentment and even hatred. And I think it would be a threat to the conduct of our foreign policy and our … Continue reading

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His favorite word is “I”

If you can stand it, and my wife can’t, listen to one of Donald Trump’s stump speeches. I know for some of you that may be asking a lot, but for those of you interested in the English language, watch … Continue reading

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I was a vetted surrogate before I pivoted

For whatever reason, and maybe I just haven’t been listening, but the terms “vetted”, “surrogate” and “pivot” have dominated the vernacular of the news media during this political season. Before this, I really hadn’t heard these words used much if at all. … Continue reading

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No Words

In the span of a day I bet my Grandfather spoke less than 500 words. My Grandmother on the other hand probably spoke 10,000 words an hour. I always liked being around my Grandfather much more. The man has been gone for … Continue reading

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Where did you go?

I wrote my first post on March 15, 2016. Since that time I have published 237 post and have picked up 749 followers. I will occasionally thumb backwards to that point in March a long, long time ago (7 months) … Continue reading

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Homogenized language

I graduated from a college located deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains. I worked the cash register at an appliance store after class to make a little extra beer and gas money. This store sold ovens, refrigerators, televisions and stereo … Continue reading

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