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It’s snow fair Friday Giftures

  Don’t you just love when it is the first snow of the year and everyone drives on the road like they are one of those horses that are just born and are trying to walk for the first time…

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Strategies for Talking to Fellow White People (and Other Privileged Folks)

As we see racists and rapists and homophobes and trans-antagonists and all sorts of bigots and their hateful ideologies emboldened we need to act. But the reality of being in some axis (or axes) of…

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Language use, both its content and production, plays a huge roll in characterization. This is why controversies regarding Standard American English vs UK English vs … any of the many other Englishes is  so interesting to us as writers and frustrating to many readers when we get it wrong. Below is an interesting discussion on, not only how they sound, but also the effect their physical production has on facial expression.

Movie accents: the good, the bad, and the mystifying | Sentence first

Dialect coach and voice actor Erik Singer released a video this week that analyses 32 film actors’ accents, pointing out what they do well and what not so well. There’s a fair range of performances…

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Have You Stumbled Upon StumbleUpon?

I like to think I’m pretty savvy when it comes to the interwebs. I took to blogging easily, Facebook and Twitter are my favorite hangouts, and I’ve operated my self-publishing business …

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President-Elect Puppet

  This may seem ridiculous but as I see it, Donald Trump is a puppet. The former director of the KGB, Vladimir Putin, does not have friends; he has subjects, operatives, and useful idiots: he …

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Life under TASS – Art by Rob Goldstein

Trump’s Cheats are out in force claiming a mandate as they prepare to impose an unwanted agenda on the People of the United States. To see a timeline of our corporate media’s collusion …

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    1. You’re very welcome. Have a great weekend.

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