Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Stationary or stationery? Remember: Stationary means fixed in one place -- not moving. Think: stationary bikes are “anchored" in place, so use the letter “a.” Stationery is the paper and “envelopes” used for writing, so use “e.”
Monday, July 16, 2012
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
tawpie (from Dictionary.Com)\ TAW-pee \ , noun;
A foolish or thoughtless young person.
Do ye no hear me, tawpie ? Do ye no hear what I'm tellin' ye?
-- Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Weir of Hermiston
You are just idle tawpies.
-- Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr, Profit and Loss
Tawpie comes from the Swedish word tåbe meaning "a simpleton."