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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.

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.

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.

When People Get Offended By A Literary Device…

A friend of The Ceej got offended that The Ceej was sarcastic, so rather than apologise for a joke, he wrote an editorial. Suck it, joke-haters.

SCOTUS Gets One Right?

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled on a controversial case. The ruling was offensive but, at the same time, right. Which one was it? That’s what the article is for. This is just an exerpt.

“I Should Be Able To Upset You.”

The Ceej found a novelty bingo board filled with hateful things gays say to each other. One space doesn’t belong there, and Ceej explains why. Sound fun? We didn’t think so, but it’s more fun than it sounds. Give it a try. Ceej doesn’t own the rights to the board. It’s just linked off Reddit.

Ambivalent? Then Pick A Side, You Pussy!

Why should you listen to what you don’t agree with? Here’s why.

Maybe Some Words Should Remain Taboo…

Certainly there is no logical reason to socially ban a word. But, is there an emotional one?

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