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Life is Carlin-esque…

By Steve - Friday, May 30, 2014

Hi, y’all. It’s definitely a TGIF kind of Friday — glad it’s here, as it’s been an interesting week and I’m not capable of serious thought at the moment. I… Read more…

Listening For The Gaps: Pregnant Pauses & Punctuation

By Steve - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Hi again, y’all. I hope you’ve had a good week. I know I did, as I was down in Tuscany, soaking up some sun and wine (and the pasta was… Read more…

Rhetoric & Reality: The Big Finish

By Steve - Saturday, May 24, 2014

Bonjour all. Welcome to another Saturday morning. As indicated, today’s post is The (Not So) Big Finish to the little miniseries of posts on the rhetorical approaches. What I have… Read more…

Rhetoric & Reality V: Classification

By Steve - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hi again. I hope your week is going well thus far — it’s the whole “hump day” thing. I also hope the last post on cause/effect didn’t rot your brain…. Read more…

Rhetoric & Reality IV: Cause/Effect

By Steve - Sunday, May 18, 2014

It’s been said that if only we had time enough and were intelligent enough, we could see how every event, from the least significant to the most important, is related… Read more…

Rhetoric & Reality III: Comparison/Contrast

By Steve - Thursday, May 15, 2014

G’day, all…:) Life is full of choices, isn’t it? We spend our days confronting choices and the possibilities they raise for us, from the simplest to the most complex, from… Read more…

Rhetoric & Reality II: Process

By Steve - Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Hi there.  Now that the historic version of the Grand Prix is done, I’m taking advantage of the momentary lull in the noise and confusion to squeeze in another post…. Read more…

For Student Writers: Rhetoric & Reality

By Steve - Saturday, May 10, 2014

Howdy…:) If you’re a student writer, I’m speaking directly to you in today’s post, though the gist of what I’ve got to say will be of value to anyone writing… Read more…

Of Old Books And Scams

By Steve - Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Howdy. I hope your week is off to a good start. It’s situation normal at my end, which means that I’m finally getting down to this post after having spent… Read more…

Happy May Day… :)

By Steve - Thursday, May 1, 2014

Hi again, and Happy May Day — I hope you’re out and about, and enjoying a bit of sunshine on this day off in celebration of workers. There’s really nothing… Read more…

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