1. Saints, Milk, and Commas

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    March 18, 2019 by libroshombre

    You want to keep your Saint Isidores straight when you’re talking about commas. Or is it “Saints Isidore”? Either way, …
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  2. Bodacious, Babylon, and Glottophobia

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    February 22, 2019 by libroshombre

    Bodacious, the legendary bucking bull in the Professional Bull Riding (PBR) Hall of Fame, brings many associations to mind, including …
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  3. Zippy, Joyce, and Margaret

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    February 21, 2019 by libroshombre

    LIBRARIAN COLUMN Contact Greg Hill, 479-4344                                                              January 31, 2019 A recent Zippy the Pinhead comic strip reminded me of how …
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  4. Blue Teeth, Vatican Jocks, and Crossroads of Civilizations

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    February 6, 2019 by libroshombre

    A computer meme has me thinking about libraries even more than usual. There’s much to consider, because libraries and librarians …
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  5. Bats, Wirts, and Stout

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    January 9, 2019 by libroshombre

    It’s the same sad story. A certain topic, like literary pseudonyms, intrigues me, and before you know it I’m knee-deep …
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  6. Pronouns, John Wayne, and Opposites

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    November 26, 2018 by libroshombre

    Did you celebrate International Pronoun Day on October 17?  Perhaps consideration of pronouns is beneath your dignity, but even the …
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  7. Nazis, Blockheads, and Libraries’ 5 Laws

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    November 24, 2018 by libroshombre

      “Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library,” Ralph Waldo Emerson once suggested.  “A company of the wisest …
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