Category Archives: education

  1. Vulgarity, Punctuation, and Doris Day

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    April 7, 2017 by libroshombre

    Ebenezer Cobham Brewer knew vulgarity when he encountered it, and there’s even a selection of them in the section titled …
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  2. Extremes, Restraint, and Mae West

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    March 30, 2016 by libroshombre

      Extreme language constantly assaults us these days, and last week an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) colleague and I …
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  3. Abecedarians, Librarians, and Profane Homophones

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    August 14, 2014 by libroshombre

    We’re lucky that our school district pays attention to its libraries, since that’s where students get grounded in navigating the …
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