I grew up in church, so I was around the bible when I was young. My pastor would sometimes read from the Old Testament. “Turn with me, if you will, to the book of Ezra chapter 9 verse 1,” “When these things were done, the leaders came to me, saying, ‘The people of Israel and … More The “ites” of the Bible – Where Did They All Come From?
Dating has changed drastically since it was invented by the Greeks (I’m guessing since they’re so romantic!). Traditional dating began with the father of the male cutting a deal with the father of the female about if their kids were a good match. It was basically a business arrangement and consisted of families merging together … More A Beginner’s Guide to On-Line Dating From a Guy’s Perspective
If there is anything I hate worse in this world, it is traffic jams. I consider myself as a polite, empathetic, safe and aware driver. I signal when I turn, check my blind spots, let people in and clear my license plate and lights when it snows. However, I do not have the patience for … More The Science of Traffic Jams – If Everyone Drove Like Me…
Spoken language is such a fascinating topic. So much so that one can even achieve a PhD in language and communication. There are other such degrees in Speech/Language Pathology, Literature, Language Development and the like. Spoken language is the first form of communication we humans prefer and written language is the second. There are even … More Say What You Mean…Words That Matter
A metaphor is an expressed figure of speech that characterizes an object by alleging that it is, using any point of comparability, similar or the same as a subject someone might not understand. A metaphor is a kind of analogy and is very similar to other associated figures of speech that derive their developments from affiliation, correlation or similarities including allegory, hyperbole … More Sports Metaphors we Live by
Most men carry wallets. There’s the bi-fold, tri-fold, nylon, leather, ones you put pictures in, ones for organizing credit cards and the list goes on. Like most men, I used to put my wallet in my back pocket. It was actually my back left pocket but that was just my preference. Anyways, what I’m writing … More My Big FAT Wallet
I’m one of the many lucky people to have been alive during Y2K or the new millennium of the year 2000. Back then, there was a huge scare that all the computers would cease functioning after midnight of 1999. The stock market would crash, electrical plants would stop humming while their turbines slowly ground to … More The Pronunciation of the new year