Tag Archives: smileitconfusespeople

End of the roll

I am at the end of the roll*. Always have been. Probably always will be. It isn’t really the bane of my life, but it does bug me sometimes. Today, the last day of my primary schooling, I made a … Continue reading

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Unimportant headline information

‘Lesbian couple beat dog’ ‘Woman assaults employees’ ‘Indian man murders wife’ See anything wrong with these headlines? With one word taken out or changed, it would mean the same thing, without marginalizing a group. ‘Couple beats dog’ ‘Boss assaults employees’ … Continue reading

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Looking bad from all angles

I saw this story on stuff news: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/5965194/Accused-doctor-tells-of-wild-passionate-sex This is absolutely atrocious, that a doctor used his medical knowledge to drug a woman so he could force himself upon her. The next day the doctor told her about the episode … Continue reading

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Do somethink!

What is it with adding a ‘k’ at the end of words that should be ‘ing’? The words that are usually robbed of their ‘g’ and replaced with a ‘k’ are something (somethink), anything (anythink), and everything (everythink). Just some … Continue reading

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