Author: Tara R

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A Way With Words: Which and That

Just as there are rules for when to use “who” and “whom,” and “farther” and “further,” there are also rules for when to use “that” and “which.” Take these two sentences: My to-read book pile that has four books is on my night stand. My to-read book pile, which has four books, is on my night…
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November 3, 2015 0

The Darkroom: Jetty

Welcome to the Darkroom where we open our photo album to you to help spark your creativity. Each week we offer a new photo, but the story is yours to write. The Rules, because there are always rules: 1. The photo is here to spark your imagination. Use it as the landscape for your story,…
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October 29, 2015 2
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A Way With Words: Contronyms

I have always been a Word Nerd. When other people are fighting Angry Birds and building virtual farms, I am hunting for hidden words in a grid, filling in crosswords, and concocting clever (in my mind) puns. The mental calisthenics of word games is more challenging and fulfilling for me than games of dexterity. Some…
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October 27, 2015 0
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