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A few words on Grammar Nazis…

A few words on Grammar Nazis…

Jan 26, 2012

I was tempted to write that Grammar Nazis are the worst kind, but that’s insensitive. Grammar Nazis are the 3rd worst type of Nazi (behind the original, and the neo varieties of course). I normally don’t pick fights, but when its those who live and die by the sword of Oxford, I unsheathe my dangling participle. I agree, spelling and grammar are...

Ron and Me: Part I

Ron and Me: Part I

Jan 24, 2012

I want to tell a story. I want to tell you about Ronald Reagan and me. No, we never knew each other, and we shared no Earthly bond beyond him being my first President (ok, Brian Mulroney should be more relevant, but he’s a muppet). Its hard to hate on Grandpa Ron, especially when he’d don the bright cardigan, sit in front of the TV, and whisper to...

Moving closer to the Hivemind, 140 characters at a time

Moving closer to the Hivemind, 140 characters at a time

Jan 13, 2012

And we’re back.  Call it what you might, but this is the first episode of what is to be Season 2 of this blog. I also hate the word ‘blog’,  its too Xanga-esque. I don’t know what I am going to write about in my coming posts,  I may yet turn romance novelist. Until then, when 140 characters just wont do, that is when I open my Evernote...