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Saturday, August 2, 2008

Peter Piper's Picks: August 2

So, you are going on vacation and you want to get a great group shot, right. Check out these tips!

Journaling - 5 ways keeping a journal can change your life.

California continues to try to limit freedom in education.

Spunky's wondering about " preschoolers as human capital".

My two biggest linguistic pet peeves: eXpresso and IRregardless. A list of other commomonly mistaken phrases. Down here in the south there's another phrase that is often used incorrectly: Often people us the term "chester drawers" instead of the correct "chest of drawers". I've even seen ads in the classifieds for "Chester Drawers"! Oh, my...

What does your sleep postition say about you?

After you do a confessional examination, consider these forward-thinking questions to ask yourself on a Sunday.

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I loved the misused phrases. We own a small business and have to get signatures from our customers' delivery drivers on their invoices. I cannot tell you how many times I've had someone say "So, you need my John Henry on this?" And, it is all I can do to keep from saying, "No, John Henry was a steel-driving man. I need your John Hancock."

But that would be rude, so, I just smile and say "Sign there, please." :)

Jamie said...

Ha ha! I'm not sure I want to know what these are: "duck tape," "sick sense," and my favorite, "skin milk."

Beth said...

Kerry,

Thanks for stopping by and leaving your kind words.

:-)