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‘Delete’ Is Not an Option

Habitual users of the Internet (read: damned near everybody in this day and age) are broadly familiar with the phrase, “Nothing’s forgotten online”. This truism comes to us compliments of screen captures, downloads of video and audio for archiving, and the fact that...

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I May Have Found My Hill

Utilized frequently in historical accounts and, from a brief bit of etymological research, in a wide array of faith-based memoirs and testimonials, the phrase ‘hill to die on’ generally implies that a person has selected a topical area of conversation to engage in,...

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Wordplay: Patron

Deriving its origin from Latin, like so many commonplace English terms, ‘patron’ initially meant ‘lord-master and protector’. Artists and bards, performers of every stripe, often used to earn their keep, staying afloat on the monetary pledge of one or two well-off...

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Lessons in Brutality

Nobody who survives past the age of 30 does so without the world handing them at least a couple of ferocious ass kickings. I challenge anyone to counter me on this, because everybody has a variable set of expectations out of life.  What seems reasonable or mild to one...

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As You Were

In military parlance, the phrase ‘As You Were’ is a term used by ranking officers when they enter a space and all activity halts so that everyone in the are can turn their unified attention to the officer. As soon as the phrase is uttered, those gathered reutnr to...

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‘Delete’ Is Not an Option

Habitual users of the Internet (read: damned near everybody in this day and age) are broadly familiar with the phrase, “Nothing’s forgotten online”. This truism comes to us compliments of screen captures, downloads of video and audio for archiving, and the fact that...

read more

I May Have Found My Hill

Utilized frequently in historical accounts and, from a brief bit of etymological research, in a wide array of faith-based memoirs and testimonials, the phrase ‘hill to die on’ generally implies that a person has selected a topical area of conversation to engage in,...

read more

Wordplay: Patron

Deriving its origin from Latin, like so many commonplace English terms, ‘patron’ initially meant ‘lord-master and protector’. Artists and bards, performers of every stripe, often used to earn their keep, staying afloat on the monetary pledge of one or two well-off...

read more

Lessons in Brutality

Nobody who survives past the age of 30 does so without the world handing them at least a couple of ferocious ass kickings. I challenge anyone to counter me on this, because everybody has a variable set of expectations out of life.  What seems reasonable or mild to one...

read more

As You Were

In military parlance, the phrase ‘As You Were’ is a term used by ranking officers when they enter a space and all activity halts so that everyone in the are can turn their unified attention to the officer. As soon as the phrase is uttered, those gathered reutnr to...

read more