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Grammar. It’s not that fucking difficult

I’m not normally a grammar Nazi, but I couldn’t resist. The rules of concord are a basic part of grammar rules that everybody should know. I hate seeing quotes that can’t even get the basics right. (Let’s just ignore that … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

It was about time I changed that boring header image. I searched for some interesting Cthulu wallpapers, and cropped one of them for the new header; the timing of the change coincided nicely with Halloween. I don’t recall where I … Continue reading

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Huh?

Someone got here with the search string: Is having kids out of wedlock a cognitive dissonance? No! It isn’t. Cognitive dissonance describes the feelings of mental discomfort experienced by those who believe in ideas that contradict each other. For example, … Continue reading

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Patience, an important virtue that I lack, and an anecdote of sweet revenge

How quickly I forget. Today after work, as I stood in line to buy a loaf of bread, I became increasingly impatient… Sometimes it seems that I always choose the wrong queue. It doesn’t matter which I choose; the queues … Continue reading

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How bad is my grammar, anyway?

This is not about any of my usual subjects. It’s not about addiction, recovery or my sceptical criticism of 12-step addiction recovery programs, and it’s also not about atheism in any way. No, today I’m thinking about grammar. I stumbled … Continue reading

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An idiotic question

I wrote this yesterday. I am loath to post it because it will likely lead to more of these weird search results getting here, but think it’s kind of funny, so here goes… Whoever said that there are no stupid … Continue reading

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Living in a world of idiots is annoying

As of tomorrow night, my son will be with me for a week – a short school holiday. That means I probably won’t do any writing because he takes up all my time, making writing in the evenings quite impossible. … Continue reading

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