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What qualifies a state as cool enough to have a car model named after it? There’s the Pontiac Montana: sounds rugged, cowboy-ish. The Dodge Dakota: again, outdoorsey. And the Chevy Colorado brings to mind scaling snowcovered mountains in 4-wheel drive mode. But you don’t hear about the all new, totally redesigned Ford Ohio. That makes [...]
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I’ve grown to despise the little grooves that they put on the sides of the roads that make the loud humming noise when you drive over them. I know they are put there to warn sleepy or distracted drivers when they are wandering outside of the lines, but some of us like to use ALL [...]Random | 2 Comments »>
Pet Peeve time! Recently I’ve heard several people use the phrase “sooner than later,” leaving off the “rather.” “Well, we decided it would be best to do it sooner than later.” That says nothing. Every point in time is sooner than later. Eight hundred years from now is sooner than later than 800 years from [...]
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In response to Finney’s dead-on post, I present to you a cartoon that sums up my feelings about this year’s election:Politics, TV | 1 Comment »>
I’ve recently found myself getting annoyed at the standard, casual, meaningless greetings we toss around. “Hi!” “Hey.” “How’s it going?” “Good, good. How about you?” “Great.” Why do we bother? It’s just a filler, it carries no meaning, conveys no true sense of caring about the other person. Maybe it’s just my personality, but I’d [...]
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