Thoughts on Writing

Thoughts on writing

  • Louis L'Amour once said he could write while sitting in the middle of the freeway. That didn't impress me at the time, but now it does.
  • Not one, but two dogs threw up behind me as I wrote. Was that a commentary on my writing? Wouldn't be the first time.
  • As I told these guys in the job interview, "If you'r

  • Spelling and grammar online

    When is that spelling and grammar checking feature coming to Facebook, Instagram, etc.? Oh right, they probably don't want to insult 90% of their users. Never mind.

    It's not that my own (or anyone's) grammar and punctuation are flawless (because there are so many contradictory "rules"), but can we all at least try harder for the sake of bei

    Mangled English

    This is pretty old, from the old newsletter in 1992, when the Soviet Union still existed, but it's still funny

    How English is Being Used in Different Parts of the World

  • IN A TOKYO HOTEL: Is forbitten to steal hotel towels please. If you are not person to d