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Autumn in Central Pennsylvania

We thought we’d go off topic today and show you pictures of a historic weather event where we live. (Don’t forget about Paul’s weather blog, cloudyandcool.com, which focuses on weather from a national perspective, including several posts about weather forecasts for the 2009-2010 … Continue reading

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Mac Versus PC, Weather

Everyone loves arguing about which type of computer  is better, Mac or PC, but now that Bill Gates has patents on a weather modification system (Hurricane-calming technology? Bill Gates has a plan), which computer giant would produce the best weather … Continue reading

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Snow in May?

Since it’s the weekend, I thought I’d take a break from grammar and highlight my favorite weather blog (Paul’s!), cloudyandcool.com. While I like snow as much as the next person during the winter, I certainly don’t want to think about … Continue reading

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Man Can’t Live on Language and Grammar Alone

While the title of this post must be shocking to those of you who read this blog regularly, it’s true. We here at languageandgrammar.com have diverse skills and interests, and one of mine is meteorology. Having worked as an operational … Continue reading

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Not-So-Super Advice

Having days and days and days of Super Bowl preview shows is analogous to 24-hour-per-day news coverage. With so much time to kill, there is simply not enough good information to fill the time, and the result is quite a … Continue reading

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Big Off-Season Move

Winter is nearly as important to baseball as summer, when the games are played, because the foundation for the team is set during the winter off-season. With that in mind, it appears as if the Pittsburgh Pirates, the team that … Continue reading

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O, What a Flight

As regular readers of the blog may know, I was invited to this year’s Miami Book Fair. It was a wonderful experience–an honor to be invited and a pleasure to present. Air travel in our modern world, however, is always somewhat of an … Continue reading

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Sporting Errors

If you think that the monthly review of topics that we’ve covered is a thing of the past, then you’ve got another thing coming. In fact, that’s what I’m presently writing. While politics separates us at times, sports often unites … Continue reading

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Weather Forecast: Is Anyone Listening?

Listening, as I stated in a recent post (Political Attacks), is as important to communication as what is being said and, thus, is never more obvious than with a weather forecast. As a meteorologist with many years of experience, I enjoy hearing … Continue reading

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If The Election Were Held Today…

Every time that I hear a reporter or guest on a “news” program talk about the upcoming election in terms of “If the election were held today, then…,” I want to finish the statement with “not very many people would … Continue reading

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