From one of the entries on the 1simplechange website. "The senseless massacre [...] rocked every American to their cores." If every American has more than one core, were all the cores of each person rocked? Or just some of the cores?
This isn't from an email I got, but from a web post I saw while reading about why people quit their jobs at Google - just out of curiosity. This almost made me swallow my gum: "they re-nigged on an offer" If she thinks that means what I think she thinks it means....Shaking. My. Head.... Continue Reading →
I work in an office setting, and with that comes a lot of email. I spend at least a few minutes every day thanking the powers that be that I was born a reader, and that I have a fierce grasp of my native language. I spend at least half an hour every day reading emails... Continue Reading →
Hwaet! I'm very excited about this: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2013/02/beowulf-online.html Old English is still my favorite dead language, even though I'm WAY out of practice in translating it, which in college I did for fun first and credit second. Oh how I fell in love with medieval language. So to see pages from Beowulf is a big deal.... Continue Reading →