Do not be overcome with shame and guilt. I have fallen victim to this overlooked subject-verb agreement issue. Plus, eleven previously unranked words join the Words of the Week. My doubts about function words' legitimacy at the Words of the Week table have been proven wrong. Consecutively, adjective and noun got their spotlight. Verb has … Continue reading Take an oeillade on this overlooked subject-verb disagreement
When ecdemics reveal the good and occulted things in life
Ecdemic, pandemic; tomayto, tomahto; this edition of Words of the Week highlights alternatives for "pandemic", introduces "happy talk", unveils "occultation", and presents toasted "staff of life."
Immured no more
Recently, US governors were given the green light to restart their states at a time appropriate for them. The sooner we no longer have to immure ourselves, the better.
Understanding the fuss
As the coronavirus slowly dips its toe into even the furthest fringes of my sphere of influence, the seriousness of the virus becomes evident to me.
Furloughs, quarantines, and adrenochromes
This iteration of a pandemic is testing the world’s resolve, exposing good and bad leadership, and, like furlough and quarantine, is putting the onus back on us to rethink what truly is important in life.