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  • My First Blog Post

    October 17, 2019 by

    Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

  • BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE -#8

    January 28, 2020 by

    THE READING & WRITING ISSUE SHOULD YOU BECOME A PUBLISHER?   On December 21, 1950 in a letter to Burroughs Mitchell of Scribner’s , Norman Mailer declared that the title to James Jones’ great war novel –From Here to Eternity –was  an “awful title.” If you agree or disagree with Mailer’s assessment give yourself 150… Read more

  • PHILLIPS' MISCELLANY #7

    January 18, 2020 by

    ‘ On language, words, word play etc. THE APPLE-SAUCE CHRONICLES LANGUAGE  “It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression “as pretty as an airport”.      Douglas Adams Language, according to the anthropologist Robin Dunbar, evolved because gossip is a more efficient version of the “social grooming” essential… Read more

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