Phrasal Verbs
Hello ! In my opinion, phrasal verbs are one of the charms of the English language...
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Brinkley's Beat--And Who Are Some Of The...
I am almost 3/4th the way though 'Brinkley's Beat'. The man is a damn good writter...
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Conservative And Liberal, Churchill Style
An odd post, but I hope you'll put up with it. There's a bit of a weird discussion...
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Best Chick-Chick Friend Movie You Ever...
The only one I can think of that I REALLY liked was Bagdad Cafe. Things like the...
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"Aye Mommy" - What Does It Mean?
"Aye Mommy mira mira":- Supposedly a compliment, in the same way that a wolf-whistle...
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Right, Left Or Center?
Back in the 1970s, I bought stock in a company called KinderCare, which ran a chain...
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European Vs. American (C.V. Vs. Resume...
I was in Germany recently and a friend gave me a C.V. to take home (he was looking...
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Sopranos -- The End
Bloodbath on 'The Sopranos' Monday, June 04, 2007 By Roger Friedman AP Tony Soprano...
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Alleghany/Aided...
Hi The climate (of Kentucky) was congenial to his feelings (white hunter) -the...
NYT On Movie Theatre Attendance
May 27, 2005 With Popcorn, DVD's and TiVo, Moviegoers Are Staying Home By LAURA M...
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Check My Feet For Horseshoes?
Okay, I'm a native speaker, darn it, and I can't figure this out. I'm reading the...
When To Send Christmas Or New Year Greetings
I have several good friends in the United States. If I want to send my Christmas...
To Sport?
Hi dear all, I heard one of the CEOs said the following sentence to wrap up the...
Way, Doggie! Or Was It "Well, Doggie!...
On the odd occasion I've heard the exclamaition "Way, doggie!". Can anyone tell me...
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Origins Of A Sense Of Humor
I got to thinking about wordplay, which is a form or method of humor I am particularly...
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"The Whole Nine Yards" ?
I was recently talking to a friend about where the expression "the whole nine yards...
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September Dawn Screenwriter
Aspen screenwriter experiences miracle with 'September Dawn' Film opens Friday in...
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Short Thoughts On Strike!: Day Eight
Technically it's just the sixth day on the picket lines, but the strike was certainly...
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Medical School Personal Statement?
Hi. Below is my personal statement for medical school. Please help correct it or...
Whiroo?
Hi friends I have a word here that i've nearly gone mad to find the meaning.. I...