Category Archives: Observations

Wordisms # 241 – Just Make It Up!

From my posts found in the Wayback Machine, originally published on March 16, 2010 As a long-time lover of words and language, I’m both amused and disgusted by the popular trend of just making up new words as we need … Continue reading

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Wordisms # 581 – Infantilization??

From my posts found in the Wayback Machine, originally published on April 1, 2010. This business of finding and declaring words invalid is a sticky one. So before I introduce you to the latest lame word of the week (it’s … Continue reading

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Slow Down, Goldfish

It’s pretty normal for me to have several books going at once. I don’t know if it’s because I like a change in scenery now and then, or because I have the mind of a goldfish. Anyway, one of my … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Honest…

“I’ll be honest…” That phrase makes me cringe. When I hear those words, the first thing I think is, “Wait a minute – do you mean you weren’t already being honest? You have to tell me you’re getting ready to … Continue reading

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