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The fire next time

The latest PhD comic: As John McIntyre explains, "You've got to be carefully taught", citing Stan Carey's "Mind your peeves and cures".
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Updike and his Rabbit

Academics / Literature : Literary Kicks (6 years ago)

I’ve been peeved, and I’ve said so, about the high percentage of John Updike memorial articles citing his Rabbit novels (1960’s Rabbit Run, 1971’s Rabbit Redux, 1981’s Rabbit is Rich, 1990’s Rabbit at Rest) as his masterpiece. I wou... Read Post

Are you a Fire Starter?

Technology / Social Media : PR Sarah Evans (4 years ago)

Way back in my health care days we worked with a consultant who taught me about being a fire starter. It is a concept I’ve kept in the back of my mind since learning about it. I’d like to share it with you now in the hope it speaks ... Read Post


Academics / Linguistics : Language Hat (2 years ago)

Last year, over at Stan Carey's Sentence first, I jovially commented, in response to one of those "Let?s try to preserve the English language" people, "Congratulations, I think you?ve filled out your Peever?s Bingo card completely!"... Read Post

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