Category Archives: communications

  1. Communicating, Grooming, and Gossiping

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    September 10, 2020 by libroshombre

                Some books really stick with you, and Harold Innis’ “Empire and Communications” is one of mine.  It’s “a sweeping …
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  2. Nonplussed Emojis Not My Fault

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    December 17, 2015 by libroshombre

      “Mea culpa,” or “my fault,” is probably my favorite Latin phrase; at least I use it the most. This …
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  3. Little Words, Ngrams, and Emoji

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    July 7, 2015 by libroshombre

    “It’s the little details that are vital,” according to legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden, who added, “Little things make …
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  4. Demonyms, Dialects, and the Letter K

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    March 27, 2014 by libroshombre

    Hillbillies were mentioned in my last column as being synonymous with hicks, rednecks, and Hoosiers, which is “the official demonym …
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