Noun Genders in English

From the Washington Post Style Invitation, in which it was postulated that English should have male and female nouns, and readers were asked to assign a gender to nouns of their choice and explain their reason. The best submissions: Swiss Army Knife – male, because even though it appears useful for a wide variety of work, it spends most of…

45 Life Lessons Written by a 90 Year Old (Not Really)

The following was written by Regina Brett who in 2011 was in her 50’s and nowhere near 90.  She wrote this in a column before the day she turned 45. You can find more about her here:  http://www.reginabrett.com/about.php They are good lessons.       45 Life Lessons, written by a 90 year old 1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s…

D-Day

“You are about to embark upon the great crusade toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you…I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle.”~ Dwight D. Eisenhower During World War II , a few months before June, Operation Bodyguard was happening. Its goal was to convince…