Monthly Archives: April 2012

Three Clever Ads

[via JimT] == PT Sent from my iPad Begin forwarded message: Three clever Ads by a Belgian bus company… Ad1 Ad2 Ad3 Advertisements

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Sorry, Folks.

Can’t please everybody…. [… JimPT: Iowa State University Extension asks that you please remove the Having a Bad Day on the Farm slide set that you posted to the web. The staff person that compiled these slides should not have … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gilbert on Depression

When I read Gilbert’s audiobook, one passage really caught my mind. It went by so quickly I didn’t have time to examine it, and being in the audio medium, it wouldn’t be easy to find in the recording. So I … Continue reading

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Many things are too strange to be believed….

…But nothing is too strange to have happened. I didn’t know it at the time but the piece of metal that was involved was what is known as a box cutter blade. I took pictures but for some reason I … Continue reading

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Jake? Elwood? And —–?

Many years ago journalist Mike Wallace, novelist William Styron, and humorist Art Buchwald discovered they had something in common: All had been diagnosed with clinical depression. So they put together a road show for the lecture circuit to publicize the … Continue reading

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Delanceyplace.com 4/26/12 – inappropriate grammar rules

Or: Linguistic “logic.” I like the the application of “reason” in the Dryden Rule. Our cousins the Germans love to string out some crucial bits to the very last word in a long sentence. Keep the audience on tenterhooks, don’tcha … Continue reading

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It’s all in the algorithms….

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