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Week of July 21-27, 2019
Now that we in the Northern Hemisphere are firmly rooted in summertime, we ... Read More
The Word Guy
Some random dispatches from the Word Front ...
— Off With Their "Aheads": When did "ahead of"... Read More
As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing blasts off, commentators will surely cite the spa... Read More
Week of July 7-13, 2019
It is often said that beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, so if I were t... Read More
Antique or Junque
Q: This is a photo of a bar cabinet I purchased in St. Augustine, Florida. When opened, there are tw... Read More
Week of June 30-July 6, 2019
While you're enjoying the pool and soaking up some rays this summer, tr... Read More
Week of June 23-29, 2019
Mercury is one of those planets we rarely see.
Unlike Venus, which can domi... Read More
Week of June 16-22, 2019
A change of seasons is coming in just a few days.
Officially, the summer s... Read More
Why is the opening on men's trousers called a "fly"?
Before your speculation starts to soar too high... Read More
Week of May 19-25, 2019
Over my 40-year-plus career, I've read a lot of astronomy books. You may be ... Read More
Week of May 5-11, 2019
Beginning stargazers are often disappointed because they cannot see the glori... Read More
Week of April 21-27, 2019
Modern astronomers recognize 88 constellations in the heavens. These cover... Read More
Studying the origins of words can seem like an esoteric enterprise, relegated to nerdy scholars poki... Read More
Dear Annie: I'm wondering whether you could weigh in on a disagreement my wife and I have.
As a daug... Read More
Halloween doesn't just happen on Oct. 31 anymore. In my town, we have a monster parade that marches ... Read More
What's as old as summer?
These games. The good ones. Do your kids know them?
—Hopscotch. If yo... Read More
If you are familiar with a wonderful yet pricey personal care product called Salt Rub by Origins, yo... Read More
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