Posts tagged “opinions”


I can’t remember how I happened upon Money4Opinions.Com, but I’m interested. They want $19.95 to join their little community, so that makes me wary – I tend to be skeptical. I’m not about to plunk down twenty bucks unless I can find some objective review. I searched Google and Yahoo and couldn’t find anything about


Definition: In a word… ultracrepidarian: (n., adj.) a person who gives opinions beyond his scope of knowledge. “Nonexpert opinion or assumed authority – Don’t be swayed (or try to sway someone else) based on the opinion of an unqualified authority. The Air Force is chock-full of people who, because of their position or authority in

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.