smell your knee March 26th, 2001 @ 12:34 am PDT
This is a poem I wrote a long, long time ago …
Philosophy Exam March 26th, 2001 @ 12:33 am PDT
This is a take-home exam from a Philosophy class I took in my 2nd year of college.
Salty Tears March 26th, 2001 @ 12:33 am PDT
This is a poem I wrote a long, long time ago – 1991 actually.
Philadelphia, Here I Come! March 26th, 2001 @ 12:32 am PDT
This is a review of a play I had to see for Acting I. I wrote it on February 7, 1995…
Elements of Style February 20th, 2001 @ 3:07 am PDT
A participial phrase at the beginning of a sentence must refer to the grammatical subject. This is one of my favorite rules. Well. Not really. But I think every high school student should be required to read (and memorize) William Strunk, Jr.’s Elements of Style. I don’t know how you could have possibly made it […]
The English Language October 25th, 2000 @ 9:16 am PDT
I really get aggravated when people try to argue their way out of what are really meaningless mistakes by saying that the English language is flexible and there aren’t any hard and fast rules and who cares if they’ve spelled something incorrectly because it doesn’t matter as long as you get it and blah, blah, […]
Struck October 12th, 2000 @ 12:35 pm PDT
I took a class in early 20th century American literature while I was a student at the University of Florida. Every essay, book, or article we read struck someone somehow. I got so disgusted by students saying, “What struck me about …” or, “I was struck by …” that I wrote a response paper asking […]
a hucklebuck response August 22nd, 2000 @ 7:59 pm PDT
my hucklebuck response from Peter Bowler‘s The Superior Person’s Book of Words defenestration n – the act of throwing someone or something out of a window napiform (adj) – shaped like a turnip quiddity n – the essence of something; literally, its whatness a quibble, or trifling nicety subderisorious adj. – mocking, but gently and […]
Levenger August 21st, 2000 @ 1:25 pm PDT
I find it amazing that I have almost everything in my life digitized and yet I cannot help but visit this fabulous store and want almost everything there.
Missing PermaLinks August 15th, 2000 @ 3:03 pm PDT
It really kills me that she can’t get her permalinks working the right way so I can never link to a single post, but haha – no, serious is apparently ga-ga over Elvis pens. I say we start a crusade to get her as many as possible.