Monthly Archives: March 2014

Words Mean Something

THE CONTRARIAN WORDS MEAN SOMETHING We talked a few weeks ago about language fads (awesome, decimate), and how misuse of words interferes with communication. These fads are no problem at all compared to the biggest word problem in our society, … Continue reading

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Rob Ford’s raw deal

THE CONTRARIAN CANADA’S CLASS SYSTEM IN ACTION I think history will be much kinder to Rob Ford than Canada is being right now. I am not a Rob Ford fan, bluster and bluff and bullying turn me off, spoiled-brat juvenile … Continue reading

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Language fads

THE CONTRARIAN LANGUAGE FADS   Ever notice how we have fads in language, which like all fads grow and flourish until everybody is into it, then fade like a week-old Walmart flower. When I was a kid, ‘geek’ meant a … Continue reading

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JUST A HIGHWAY

THE CONTRARIAN NEWS ITEM –  Speed limit on highway 17 east of Thunder Bay will remain at 90 clicks even after it is four lanes, after all it will still be ‘just a highway’, not a freeway. Just a highway?  … Continue reading

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