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Tweet of the Day: The Radish Reviews ——- . shibboleth shib·bo·leth [shib-uh-lith, ‐leth] Show IPA noun 1. a peculiarity of pronunciation, behavior, mode of dress, etc., that distinguishes a particular class or set of persons. 2. a slogan; catchword. 3. a common saying or belief with little current meaning or truth. Origin: < Hebrew shibbōleth literally, freshet, […]
Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 9.4: Artificial Intelligence with Nancy Fulda ——- A vigilante can’t operate in a world with effective law enforcement. He would probably end up sharing a cell with the very crooks he is trying to stop. A superhero would be pretty useless without supervillains to oppose him. A fantasy world […]
Tweet of the Day: Death and Toilets: The Only Certainties ——– Season 1 & 2 – Season 3 Premiere – Dispatch 20 – Dispatch 22 ——– El Arsenal de Cartagena, Ciudad de Cartagena, Municipio de Cartagena, Comunidad Autonoma de la Región de Mercia, Reino de España, 25 August, 02:56 hrs GMT +2 Private Alfonso Malavé […]
Tweet of the Day: On Writing- Point of View ——- Planets in science fiction get fanciful names ripped from lore and legend. But what about our own little blue marble floating in space? Well, it has a name, of course, but it seems rather…plain. Not to mention rather inaccurate to boot with all that seawater […]
Tweet of the Day: Does Snow White Really Need a Prince? ——- A while back, in this very space, I talked about how modern society ascribes “weakness” to “femininity” and “strength” to “masculinity.” Regardless of how you define the later whatever is considered feminine is by definition weak and whatever is considered masculine is considered […]
A Gray Day… A Joyless Day… An Episode Day… Just One of Many Days… Yes, it is One of Those Days….