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Positive Language about Tropical Storm Isaac

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities Being a meteorologist and writer, I sometimes confuse myself, so let’s be clear: This is a language-related weather post, not a weather-related … 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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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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Awesome Hurricane Katrina Video

By Paul Yeager, author of Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities and Cloudy and Cool. Awesome is often used to mean something incredibly good, but technically, it means something that inspires awe of any type. When I saw that the … 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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Weather Whys in Bookstores

We can’t live on language and grammar alone, so please let me share my exciting news with you. My weather book, Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities is available in bookstores (and online) now. I think that anyone who’s interested in the … Continue reading

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A Chicken in Every Pot, and Weather Whys in Every Bathroom

As regular readers of the blog are undoubtedly aware by now, my weather book, Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities, will be in book stores in just a couple of days (March 2, to be exact). One of the advance-sale … Continue reading

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White Christmas and Global Warming

I know. I know. You’re thinking that this post has absolutely nothing to do with grammar or language, and I want to assure you that you are absolutely correct. It’s not relevant to the blog; it’s relevant to the blogger, … Continue reading

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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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