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March, 2013

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March 25, 2013  12:13 PM

There’s a word for it: The spiteful behavior of objects

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? My computer kept rebooting, Siri kept mocking me, and the printer was emitting nothing but a low mechanical drone and the occasional beep. It seemed that all the devices in my study had...

March 19, 2013  12:33 PM

Is that your queue to leave or your cue to leave?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? When the wedding DJ puts on Macarena, that's my ______________. a. queue to leave b. que to leave c. cue to leave

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March 18, 2013  8:20 PM

What does “welp” mean — and why do we say it?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct? My mom signed up for WordPress... ___, I guess blogging is officially over. a. Welp b. Wellp c. Whelp Continued...

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March 13, 2013  1:20 PM

Do you turn your nose up or down?

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Which is correct? According to some analysts, the main reason people turned their noses ___ at the Zune media player was that Microsoft just isn't considered cool. a. up b. down

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March 4, 2013  2:01 PM

Is that a bonified labtop? Big surprises on the grammar blog

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

I have had quite a few surprises since I started writing this blog, back in 2008. Some posts were inspired by surprising facts and others by surprising use. In fact, had I just gone into search and looked for posts with the word “shocked” in them, I might have put this list together more...


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