Category: Big Questions

Happy National Grammar Day!

Today is National Grammar Day! The Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar (SPOGG) and MSN Encarta have designated March 4, 2008 as National Grammar Day. How can you participate? Here’s what Martha Brockenbrough, founder of the National Grammar Day

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I was on NPR this morning!

Whew! Yes, my guest spot on NPR is over. About twenty minutes after waking up I got the phone call from NPR’s The Bryant Park Project, and I was on the air in a matter of minutes. The segment was

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I’m going to be on NPR (National Public Radio) tomorrow!

Ack! I’m going to be on NPR (National Public Radio) tomorrow morning! A producer at NPR’s new show, The Bryant Park Project (& blog link), instant messaged me on AIM a few minutes ago, wanting me to be a phone

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Shrek and Donkey is rescuing someone!(?)

I found this through Mighty Red Pen, and I had to mention it. This trivia card was found in a McDonald’s Happy Meal. *singing* “Do you see what I see? Way up in the card, everyone?” Ahem. Oops. Sorry about

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Everyone needs a good old-fashioned hissy fit

I’m frustrated. I just tried signing up for an online course that I’ve been wanting to take for months. I got halfway through the sign-up process, and then I clicked the wrong button, indicating that I had already paid for

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