Posts tagged "Words"

Superlatives are the absolute worst

I’m pretty generous with liking things on Facebook. Because Facebook measures “interaction” in order to decide whether people should see things in their newsfeeds I feel like if I am one of those chosen few who sees your post the least I can do is click a little button to encourage Mr. Zuckerberg to allow others to... Read more »

Stop saying "I was hacked," raise security awareness instead

Stop saying "I was hacked," raise security awareness instead
“I was hacked.” It’s an overused phrase. It’s what people say when their email address is used to send spam. It’s what people say when they lose control of their social media accounts (or sometimes as a lie to cover up inappropriate posts to social media). It’s what people say when their web site has... Read more »

List 26: Schaumburg and other unsexy words

List 26: Schaumburg and other unsexy words
Below is a list of some of the least sexy words I know. I avoided words that are unsexy because they refer to gross things. Instead, I focused on the sounds. These words don’t sound sexy.  (They lack aural sex?) “Pulchritude” actually means physical attractiveness, but it made the list because to say it sounds... Read more »
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Sexism in So Many Words: Mitt Romney, Violentacrez and Julia Gillard

Yesterday a blog post of mine was linked to by another website. I was appreciative for the link as it continues to drive a lot of traffic to my site; however, the person who put up the link summarized the post by saying that in it the author (me) described “his” experience. It was a... Read more »