Author: Tara R

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A Way With Words: Tough Enough

I have a long love/hate relationship with the English language. It is a nightmarish mishmash of dozens of different languages – dead, romantic, tongue-twisting and a few made-up ones. Where other languages have consistent rules for pronunciation, English is like your crazy, drunk uncle. You can never be sure what is going to come out…
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October 20, 2015 4

The Darkroom: Sailboat

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 15, 2015 3
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A Way With Words: Going the Distance

Tomato, tomahto… potato, potahto… farther, further… It is not simply a disagreement about pronunciation, there is a difference in definition. Confusion with words and phrases such as farther and further, fewer and less than, and over and more than, is the difference in dimensional context and abstract concepts. Farther vs Further “Farther” should be used to…
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October 13, 2015 0
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