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Good Beginnings

“Call me Ishmael . . .”  Herman Melville, Moby Dick. “These are the times that try men’s souls.”  Thomas Paine, Common Sense. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . .”  Charles Dickens, A … Continue reading

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Gee Willickers!

I used the word “gee willickers” in a recent article and when read by my daughter, she suggested I remove the word, as members of her generation (poor old girl is turning 30 this year!) wouldn’t understand the meaning or … Continue reading

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