language humor

The Spirit of McGuyver Made Me Do It

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Way too often I misunderstand what other people are saying. I would wonder if my hearing was failing, but I’ve always been this way. Although I have no evidence to support it, I think it’s my creative brain’s way of filling in portions of conversations that I missed. (Wishful thinking,…

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Grammar fun! (Really!)

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Here’s another grammar quiz I have recently been made aware of. I gave it a few tries; it can be rather addictive! The great thing is that it grades your quiz and provides explanations for each correct answer so that you can learn from your mistakes. Go on, give it…

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My Kind of Superhero: WordGirl

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Here’s a superhero for all word nerds! PBS has announced a new cartoon series called WordGirl. WordGirl is a superhero with a superior vocabulary. Each episode introduces a word and uses that word multiple times within various contexts so that its meaning and pronunciation can be grasped. And in every…

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