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Posted on May 27, 2011 at 12:19 pm

Constant conundrums

If you’re one to glance at cutesy sayings that float around social media, you’ve probably seen this one: All generalizations are false, including this one. It’s actually a very insightful statement. Each of us—myself included—would be well advised to keep ourselves in check about making too many generalizations. And while we’re at it, consider a […]

Posted on May 27, 2011 at 11:28 am

Not all iPhone autocorrect stories are embarrassing

This morning, my wife texted a picture to me of her youngest daughter. It was adorable. I went to text back “awwww,” but the autocorrect feature on my iPhone wanted to change it to “sweeter.” Odd replacement suggestion. For some bizarre reason, I don’t generally tap the suggestion to clear it. Various forms of retyping […]

Posted on May 10, 2011 at 12:38 pm

Companion Language

I’ll say right up front that I have an inclination to be politically correct in my actions and speech. I think it’s important to be sensitive to other people’s feelings and experiences. But I’ll also say I have the inclination to believe that people (Americans, in particular) take political correctness MUCH too far. It’s one […]