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Autumn in Central Pennsylvania, Part Two

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities It was just two years ago that we shared some pictures of snow in central Pennsylvania during autumn, and here we go … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween and Fall!

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities What better way to celebrate the undead than with free candy for everyone, which is why Halloween is a great holiday. It … Continue reading

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Palmero’s Pizza Not-So-Organic Cooking Instructions

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever I know that all cooking instructions leave some room in the directions for the variability of ovens, individual done-ness preferences, etc., but Palmero’s Organic Pizza seems to have taken … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin and Paul Revere

Who would have ever thought that we’d need to put the names Paul Revere and Sarah Palin in the same sentence?

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Deliberately Misleading Language

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever This is as much a political opinion piece as it is a language piece, but when has that stopped me before? If hearing political views that may not match … Continue reading

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The World Is Still Going to End, According to Camping

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever I know this has nothing to do with language, but I thought that you’d like to know that the world is still coming to an end, at least according … Continue reading

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Cancel the Ham, and Call Dominos Because Jesus Loves Pizza

According to the photo gallery in an AOL News story (Praise Cheesus! Face of Jesus Appears in Three-Cheese Pizza), Jesus loves pizza (perfect for Easter dinner). Jesus also loves: Christmas candy (who doesn’t?) Slightly overcooked chicken. (Why don’t Foreman grills … Continue reading

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