Posts Tagged "semantics"

Who Really Wins Better Business Bureau Complaints?

Who exactly does the BBB benefit? Not me. Not you. Businesses say not even them. Could it be no one?

Are You “Afraid” Of Punctuation?

“They” call them “scare quotes.” Who are “they”? Why do “they” call them that? This article addresses these concerns.

Can’t You Take A Hint!?

Hint? Me? You’ll have to give it to me straight. The hints look and sound like too many other things.

I Thank You In Advance For Enjoying This Article!

What the hell does that mean? I thank you in advance for reading on to the find out.

The Opening Question Mark, And Why It’s Necessary)

¿Why the missing opening parenthesis? ¿Why the call for the opening question mark? Read on, if you can stand to endure the confusion that you have inflicted on the rest of us.

Why Isn’t This Official Punctuation?

What is that punctuation in the title. A question mark? Well, that’s because WordPress doesn’t support what it really is. What is it really? Is it real? Should it be? Well, read on to find out.

“That’s So Gay,” They Say…

While The Ceej understands why this is offensive, he has his own ideas on how to deal with it. What are they? Well, why don’t you read it?

Semantic Complacency II: Memorisation Is Invaluable

The Ceej forgot one particular example in the first one. We begged him not to do a sequel, but we couldn’t stop him.

The Dangers Of Semantic Complacency…

What is semantic complacency? It’s when you say what others expect you to say instead of thinking about the language and correcting it.

The Usual Gang Of Idiots (Or Pretty Little Liars)

Kevin Hunt of General Mills is either a child, a Nazi, or a special needs person. Either way, he shouldn’t be working at GM.

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