Author: Tara R

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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

The Darkroom: Keep Out

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 8, 2015 8
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A Way With Words: Malaprop

Back in the 1970s, a comedian named Norm Crosby was famous for using malaprops in his show. A malaprop is a word or phrase used incorrectly in place of a similar sounding word or phrase. It was his schtick to mispronounce keywords in familiar clichés and idioms, often giving the new phrase hilarious meaning. He…
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