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.😀 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’re 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 ♦-♦-♦ 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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