Category Archives: Research

Sherlock, Shakespeare and Saxons

I am a word nerd. I love words. I love grammar. I love etymology. I love vocabulary. I know the difference between nauseous and nauseated, fewer and less, affect and effect. I know when to use who and whom. I cringe … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

“Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called walking.”  ~George W. Bush A smile lifted my mouth when I read this quote from our former president. I could actually see him walking! Isn’t it … Continue reading

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