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The 20 Best Books for Language Lovers

I recently came across a blog that highlights the 20 best books for language lovers, and I was honored to see that my book (Literally, the Best Language Book Ever) made the list! If you love language, there are many … Continue reading

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Off Topic: How to Use Snow to Your Advantage

By  Paul Yeager, author of Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities This is completely off-topic, but since so many of us have had to deal with more snow than we may like, I’m here to help. Use snow as an … Continue reading

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Words Worthy of Being Trashed

While I may have written a book on the topic (Literally, the Best Language Book Ever), it’s good to know that I’m not the only one who thinks that some words, phrases, and expressions deserve to be tossed into the … Continue reading

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White Christmas for Many This Year

By Paul Yeager, author of Weather Whys: Facts, Myths and Oddities I know that I recently talked about the fact that not everyone celebrates Christmas, but I don’t think that means the holiday should be ignored. Many people care about … Continue reading

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Language And Grammar Resources (and More)

In case you hadn’t noticed, we changed the look of the blog recently. The most recent template didn’t highlight the pages on the site as well as this one does, so let me introduce (or re-introduce) some of the pages … Continue reading

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Interview: A New Definition, Thanks to Randy Moss

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever I love it when professional athletes talk. If it’s not a humorous mixture of mangled cliches and mixed metaphors, then it’s some outlandish, self-centered statement that only a media … Continue reading

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The Point is Mute

By  Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever This is another example of what I like to call “Close but no cigarette.” I don’t remember where I heard it, as a good blogger should, but I recently … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Bank Robber Decides to Not Wait for Police

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever Headline in today’s Daily Collegian, which is the excellent student newspaper at Penn State: Bank Robber Flees Scene. I have to admit that I was not surprised by that–rarely … Continue reading

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Common Grammar Errors

Since we changed the design of the site, I know that some of our other pages are not as obvious as they were in the past, but they’re still there, including: Sherry’s Grammar List, which includes a heavy dose of … Continue reading

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Warmer and Colder Temperartures

I’m a meteorologist and author (Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities), and I know I’ve said it, but, technically, temperatures cannot be warmer or colder. A temperature is a number, which means that it can be higher or lower, not … Continue reading

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