Archive for November, 2007

Contest: Word Manglers Welcome

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007 Posted in Cartoons, Contest, Reviews, Vocabulary and Spelling, Writing | 3 Comments »

Blog Review: WordPlay Café Neologisms Contest What do you call a baseball player who keeps adjusting his batting glove for the 28th time, backing in and out of the batters box, checking his ... Read more..

Free Cartoons for Your Blog

Monday, November 26th, 2007 Posted in Cartoons, Clip Art, Entertainment, Free Clip Art, Free Graphics, Free Images, Free Online Tools, Just For Fun, Tips and Tools | 1 Comment »

Sometimes you have to forget all about vocabulary words, grammar and the like, and just laugh. The following cartoonists want to help you do just that. These artists have generously ... Read more..

Using Famous Quotations to Punch Up Your Blog

Monday, November 19th, 2007 Posted in Famous Quotations, Photography, Tips and Tools, Writing, Writing Tips and Tools | Comments Off on Using Famous Quotations to Punch Up Your Blog

__________ ______________ "Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about ... Read more..

Internet Terms: How to Get Them Right

Friday, November 16th, 2007 Posted in Grammar, Tips and Tools, Vocabulary and Spelling | 2 Comments »

For some reason, a lot of Internet terms have multiple versions. This is partly because Web-related words are relatively new and haven't had a chance to settle into standard, agreed-upon ... Read more..

DVD Holiday Movies

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007 Posted in Entertainment, Just For Fun, Movie Review | 2 Comments »

Maybe I have obsessive-compulsive disorder, but I watch the same holiday movies, year after year. I used to have to comb through my TV Guide every week from the ... Read more..

WordPress Themes Generator and Other Free Online Tools

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 Posted in Free Online Tools, Tips and Tools | 2 Comments »

// --> // --> // --> // --> I was excited to find this blog, which is filled with fun and useful tools to help bloggers. Here are just some of the tools you ... Read more..

Free Blog Promotion

Monday, November 12th, 2007 Posted in Blogging, Tips and Tools | 1 Comment »

OpTempo offers free interviews and 125x125 ads If you want free publicity for your blog (and who wouldn't?), check out OpTempo's self-interview form. Just fill out the questionnaire and, subject to ... Read more..

Odd News

Sunday, November 11th, 2007 Posted in Odd News | Comments Off on Odd News

Odd news from around the country Elvis is Alive Museum sells on eBay * 81-year-old Baptist minister Bill Beeny sold the entire collection from his Elvis Is Alive Museum on eBay for ... Read more..

Book Review: The Elements of Style by Strunk and White

Saturday, November 10th, 2007 Posted in Book Review, Grammar, Punctuation, Reviews, Writing, Writing Tips and Tools | 1 Comment »

By William Strunk and E.B. White The Elements of Style manages to condense all the important rules of grammar into a package so small, you could mistake it for a drink ... Read more..

Grammar Myth #2

Friday, November 9th, 2007 Posted in Grammar, Writing, Writing Tips and Tools | Comments Off on Grammar Myth #2

You can't begin a sentence with and or but. But of course you can. This is an example of another worn-out rule that needs to be debunked. I don't even know ... Read more..