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Archive for April 21st, 2009

We have recently noticed that, in a big wayway more advertisers are using a certain adverb way more than ever before. Now, we may not care a-way-lot, but, let’s weigh what it means nowadays to be way cool. We’ve come a long way. Used to be, from a long way back, to have your way with consumers, you could get away with way less of wayward grammatical use of English. The new way of promoting gets in the way of our best way of  the way we were built. Are we now aweigh of our ways? In the worst way! But, seems we must give way to way too many ways to compete. Anyway

In a way to conclude this brief diversion … seems there’s no two ways about it … Wendy’s (restaurant) is now: “Way Better. Way Later. Way Faster.” And, again, by the way, they are leading the way and laughing all the way to the bank.

Shall we now mend our ways and … BYE the WAY?

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We have had questions about the “plurality” of the words (n)either … here’s a simple GrammarGuide exercise to help you remember:

When you are forming a sentence using either neither or either, insert the word “one” after either (one). Then, you will remember that neither (one) either (one) nor neither (one) is plural.

Get it? Got it. Good.

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There is an annual contest at Texas A&M University calling for the most appropriate definition of a contemporary term.
 
 This year’s term was “Political Correctness.”
 
 The winner wrote:
 
 “Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.”
 
 R. J. Wiedemann, LtCol, USMC (Ret.)

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osculate. v. to kiss

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