Category: "Homework"

The Wonderful State of Spelling and Grammar These Days

I forgot to include punctuation! Someone sent me this message from a teenager to another teenager. Is this message reflective of how kids write today?  Or is it just an […]

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What will the word of 2010 be?

The 2009 Word of the Year, according to the New Oxford English Dictionary was  unfriend, which seems befitting as 2009 really wasn’t such a great year and weaning yourself of […]

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New comments at the Top or Bottom?

Hey guys!  I just did away with paged comments since I have a fast server now. I was going to put the new comments at the bottom as well… .. […]

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Interview for Jules.TV

I did an interview for Jules.tv where I talk about some specific strategies for making YouTube videos. Check it out… you might find some good info in it ;-)

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Iran Vote Legit or Not?

Iran Vote Legit or Not?(surveys)

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Where’s Waldo? Can you find me?

Article from the Daily Mail today…. see if you can find me :-) Oh, and for extra credit, find me here as well :-) Oh and extra extra credit.. here […]

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Why text messages are limited to 160 characters

Did you know that the average postcard sent home contains only 150 characters? In 1985  a researcher in Germany,  Friedhelm Hillebrand, practiced typing out blurbs, or short questions and answers, […]

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My homework – writing scripts

Hey guys, I just wanted to let you know that I am doing my homework.  I’m writing scripts for new words and expressions: oleaginous,  saponaceous, poindexter and the phrase “straight […]

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6,473 texts a month

Interesting article in the Washington Post today about teens and texting.   Teens with cellphones AVERAGE 2,272 TEXT MESSAGES A MONTH! I think that’s quite a lot.   And it […]

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Adopt a word!

Each year hundreds of words are dropped from the English language due to lack of use. Do your part to save some of these words by adopting one! Thanks Hodgy […]

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Test

Test This post was supposed to be a test with my new commenting system but it seems to have taken on a life of its own.. so I’ll leave it […]

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Promo for Advertisers

I want to put together a 60 second promo piece to show to potential advertisers.   I’d like it to showcase my show: best of clips, press, etc.. and not […]

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Read a Trashy Novel

This is my first of a series of posts where I tell you about something I like.. something random… a song, a book I just read, food…   anything. When […]

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Calendar

Hey my dear students… I need your help for my calendar that will be coming out soon.   I decided to add  important dates that have an etymological significance… like […]

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