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Paddy or Patty?

Paddy Versus Patty (from Grammar Girl) March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day—the day we celebrate the patron saint of Ireland, who lived around A.D. 400 and is said to have driven the snakes out of Ireland, which probably meant bad … Continue reading

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“What she left” by T.R. Richmond

Unlike footprints in the sand which disappear at the first high tide, our digital footprints remain long after we are gone… “What she left” tells the tragic story of the death of twenty-five year old Alice Salmon. The story is … Continue reading

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Careened vs. careered

I originally wrote this post in May of 2014.  My love for words and the English language has prompted me to revisit it – as this is something that I am still encountering.  I just finished a novel that (mis?)used … Continue reading

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