I’ve discussed before my reasons for hosting this blog. I love to teach and talk about writing, language, and words. But I also hope to generate some interest in my business, WriteAtHome.com. Please know, however, that even if you never check out what WriteAtHome has to offer, I’m glad you are here. In fact, I’m honored. But today I’d like …
A blog reader recently emailed me the following question:
Please tell me why people constantly say “at the end of the day” when explaining the final results of something and seemingly everything now? What the heck happened to using your brain to explain the finality of a situation.
I read this sentence recently in an editorial on Obamacare: “…Obama then finds himself hoist by his own petard.”
So, what’s a petard and what does it mean to be hoisted by it?