Tag Archives: language

This just out–You can’t ride a vacuum to Heaven. Even a cordless.

In which I skewer a vacuum cleaner’s marketing campaign and discover that I might love James Dyson. Continue reading

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Fast ForWord — Round Two

In which I make my kids do another round of Fast ForWord. Changes in the game. Updates on improvement in my kids that I believe to be related to Fast ForWord. Continue reading

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Truth in Titles

Our X-Box 360 needs to be sent to the mothership for repairs. It’s got a severe case of the lockjaw, poor thing. It either can’t or won’t open its maw to receive or discharge the feeding discs (okay, the games, if you … Continue reading

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Dear? Didn’t you hear me? Honey? I’m talking to you.

I just have share with the world the Griffin-speak from last week…even though a lot of you reading this will have actually been there, I think there should be a record for the sake of his future relationships. First, a little context. … Continue reading

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Meh? Really?

Do you think we should really be so excited about the word ‘meh‘? I mean, doesn’t anyone else find it just a little ironic that there’s all this fuss and bother about a word that signifies indifference? It’s really a rags … Continue reading

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Opposites

The 4-year-old has a cold. Not a bad one. But just bad enough that he’s got that flypaper nose. You moms know the one I’m talking about–he’s constantly leaking a sticky fluid from his nose that then adheres to his … Continue reading

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We think so you don’t have to

I have been so irritated by these ongoing series of London Drugs commercials that I feel I must say something. First, to get you all up to speed, one of the offending commercials:     To be fair to the … Continue reading

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