der5er

Motivated by General Geekery

Things That Bug Me: Read the Manual

To me, a lot of things are self-evident.  I look at many things and the way they work just makes sense to me.  Of course, our political system with it’s caucuses, open primaries, and electoral college is not one of those things that makes sense.  One of the things that does make sense to me [...]

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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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