Monthly Archives: March 2011

WORD POLICE: “Skirmish”

As in, “Sarah Palin’s brain had a skirmish with the English language, and lost.” Advertisements

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Morning Compliment

This morning my wife said my blog is very pithy. I said thank you. She said thertainly.

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The Most Off-Putting Three-Word Phrase in the English Language

“Flap of skin.”

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WORD POLICE: “Etcetera”

If I hear you say ECK-cetera one more time I will shoot you in the head.  Even Yul Brynner and Grover can get this right. Why can’t you, Morons!

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WORD POLICE: “Asterisk”

The word, Morons, is AS-tuh-risk, as in, “When he boarded the Titanic in April of 1912, John Jacob ASTOR was at RISK.” Not “astericks”, not “askerits”, not “acsterisk”!!! Get it right. It’s the law.

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Ye of Little Fake

Yesterday I eavesdropped on a conversation in which I misheard the speaker to have said “faith” when in fact he said “fake”. Perhaps the biblical prophets had the same problem.

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Burls of Wisdom #2

Never let a straight man, or a gay woman, cut your hair.

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