Category Archives: Quotes

The English Language: Gotta love it 3

This one, again, I do not have a clue who wrote it.¬† It’s up to you whether to read it or not.ūüėÄ You lovers of the English language might enjoy this .. There is a two-letter word that perhaps has more meanings than any other two-letter word, and that is ‘UP.’ It’s easy to understand …

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The English Language: Gotta Love it 2

This came in the same e-mail (and I’m sure you’ve all seen it at one time or another) but I did find out who wrote it.¬† Richard Lederer, a man who has used and abused the English language for a living.¬† He is definitely¬†a man after my own heart, and someone I plan to explore …

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Have you thunk a thought lately?

Think left (brain) and think right (brain) and think low and think high.¬† Oh, the THINKS you can think up if only you try! –Dr. Seuss (Oh, the THINKS you can Think!) Imagination is a wonderful thing.¬† It takes you places you could never go.¬† It takes you places that don’t exist, except in your …

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10 things not to say to a writer: the answers

The original post of 10 worst things to say to a writer is here. Elizabeth over at Elizabeth’s Ramblings reblogged this with her own answers.¬†¬† Writers are liars. I finally got around to doing my own answers and here they are:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ENJOY!   1.¬† So, you‚Äôre still writing your little Poetry book?¬†   Yes, the …

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Grammar Nazis beware: This post may be hazardous to your health

For a lighter moment, I just had to share this poem posted by a friend on facebook.¬† It’s a wonder we can learn English Grammar at all, so just keep it light and laugh at yourself — you’re not alone!   Type any name to tag:

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Writing – an ever learning process

Imma:¬† {Looks at Gram over her glasses from her computer chair.}¬† Gram did you see that quote by Robert Frost I was reading the other day? Gram:¬† {Smiles and looks up from her ever-present mending.}¬† Yes, I did.¬† “Education is hanging around until you’ve caught on.”¬† I really like that. Imma:¬† Thanks, Gram.¬† I like …

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10 Things Not to Say

We¬†found this on a professional website¬†facebook and just had to share here.¬†¬†We have personally heard some of these statements many times.¬† It hurts the worst when it’s family members who say it.¬† It’s amazing how many people misunderstand the life of a writer.¬† While we do not claim to be “professional” writers, we do appreciate …

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Do something else

“Do Something. If it works, do more of it. If it doesn’t, do something else.”– Franklin D. Roosevelt ‚ô¶-‚ô¶-‚ô¶ Yes, those of you who follow my other blog will recognize these words.¬† But here we’re going to take a little different focus.¬† As I have navigated the blogosphere and the world of internet writing, I …

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