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Greetings and Salutations (and Other Insincere Forms of Expression)

Dear Reader, To begin with, can we stop using the word Dear. Dear means beloved, precious, priceless, or rare. I don’t have that kind of relationship with my phone company, nor do I want one. We can still be friends,

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Posted in Whine Tasting, Word Nerd

Bathroom Humour (or Sanitized For Your Protection)

I’ve found a new low in etiquette, and it’s people who put others on speakerphone in public washrooms. Yes, that has happened to me on more than one occasion. Thank you, kind sir, for putting me in the embarrassing position

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We Appreciate Your Feedback (or No Experience Needed)

So, I haven’t had a good rant in a while, so here goes. I recently took to the web in search of a new job, and I came across some corporate pages that made me want to chuck my mouse

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Xboner Outrage (or Eat Your Virtual Vegetables)

Recently Xbox finally revealed their next generation gaming platform to a ranting chorus of dismay from gamers everywhere. First of all, it was less of a reveal and more of a tease. The presentation itself had the feel of corporate

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Posted in Things I know less about than I think

Why Does iTunes Suck So Bad?

In today’s disposable culture, you’ve all had the experience of a product or service that doesn’t live up to expectations (especially of you’ve ever flown United). It may be because the economy is bad and they’re forced to run on

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Posted in Whine Tasting

RIP Discovery Channel (or Television Is Getting Unreal)

So, I’m watching Mythbusters (because explosions), and I get distracted for a moment and forget to skip through the commercials. That’s when I see it. The trailer for a brand new show – Alien Mysteries. *sigh* I remember when Discovery

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I Don’t Want To Belong To Any Club That Will Accept People Like Me As A Member (or Do You Want An App With That?)

So, it seems that almost every time I go to a website on a mobile device these days, I am constantly nagged about installing a new app that will give me all the latest goodies. Please, just stop. No, really,

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Dictionary.com Takes A Huge Dump On Nerd Culture (or Let’s Get Hashtag Epic Fail Trending)

WARNING: This post is tl;dr and contains much snarkiness and nerdiness. I have used both the dictionary.com website and the app for a while now, mostly when I want a quick second opinion about a definition, and I am not

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Posted in Word Nerd

The Top Ten Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Read Top Ten Lists

It’s the end of the year (not the end of the world as a bored media would have you believe) and that means Christmas, New Years, and top ten lists. The latter is certainly one tradition we could all do

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Posted in DPchallenge, I'm Just Saying

Cleanup Your Act On Aisle Three (or Holiday Spirit Is Also Known As Rum)

It is important at this time of year to observe a few simple rules when shopping to avoid unnecessary delays and hurt feelings, so here is my seasonal shopping guide, or Modern Etiquette for the Socially Challenged Part Four Holiday

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Posted in Whine Tasting
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