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quip: my token

Playing Scrabble (sorry, it was Lexulous) among friends recently my “partner” in a four way game laid down a very nice OXIDE for 25 as a first move points that went across a competitive PINKIE for 17 first move points, … Continue reading

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quip: 12 days of punsmas

Every year the PNC Wealth Management group does a cost analysis of the items in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” This year the package, top-to-bottom as the song is sung would cost you $87,403 to win your love’s … Continue reading

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quip: starring the pun

Ok, ok, so when you read the rest of the post, you’ll really, really give me raspberries for this one… Well, I grew up with Rocky & Bullwinkle (still a fave!) and that was all about the manipulation of language … Continue reading

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quip: fish philet

I love baseball, as do many of my friends. Several of them are Central Jerz and SEPA people who have VERY strong ties to the majority of Phily sports. As many people know already, my background in sports prevents me … Continue reading

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quip: avoiding the vd

So the continuing online Lexulous / Scrabble games continue producing great conversational elements, as in this little tirade between fellow blogger Big Rob and I: Big Rob: yeah yeah if you’d leave me the letters open I need that would … Continue reading

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quip: people make me

So, every once in a while there will be a story on the newswire regarding a public opinion poll that just makes me shake my head about American society. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t dislike my country. However, sometimes … Continue reading

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quip: having it

Language can be interestingly ambiguous. Over the last year I’ve learned to be more cognoscente of how I use words and manipulate grammar in speaking with ESL clients and coworkers throughout the world and I occasionally notice my vocabulary and … Continue reading

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