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Things That Bug Me: Commentators

Not the commentators themselves.  They don’t bug me.  Well, they do, but that isn’t my point here.  I’m bugged by the word commentator. I mean, do we really need this word?  I know commentator is a real word, but I think in most cases it could be replaced by the much simpler commenter.  It sounds [...]

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Where Will You Buy Toys This Christmas?

The USA Today reports that more than half a millionadditional Chinese made toys have been recalled for lead content. As I said before, these recalls are scary stuff. It still troubles me that all these recalls, be they toys, food, pet food, or Cub Scout badges, are products made in China. I don’t know if [...]

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