Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2012’

Overview of Basic Figures of Speech for Writers


A quick review of the most common figures of speech — handy tools for writers of all ages.

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Some Random Language Questions


What do we call a juvenile delinquent when he gets old? A geriatric delinquent?

This, and other perplexing and important questions in today’s blog post.

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If I Have My Cake, Why Can’t I Eat It?


We all know what is meant when someone says, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too.” They mean …

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5 Common Words That Don’t Rhyme


Everyone knows that nothing rhymes with orange. Do you know these other four common words with no rhymes in the dictionary?

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