Monthly Archives: November 2008

Like Quotative — is it Proper English now?

Have you, like, noticed that there’s a new word that everyone, like, uses all the time? It’s everywhere, and I hate to admit it, but I even find myself using it. It’s pervasive…not only from teenagers, but on television, in … Continue reading

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Christmas is Not Your Birthday

I mostly love Christmas. I love baking cookies (although now that I shouldn’t eat them it’s definitely an exercise in control). I love Christmas music…the classics, not the new stuff. I love the feeling when I find the perfect gift … Continue reading

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Media-influenced Voting

Well, it’s finally here. Election Day. After marathon campaigning, media blitzes, slogans and negative ads, it’s time for America to elect our president. I am usually filled with pride that this country gives every citizen the right to vote. I … Continue reading

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