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The Lone Ranger - A Celebration

The Lone Ranger – A Celebration

"A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty Hi-Yo, Silver! The Lone Ranger! With his faithful Indian companion, Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the...
What Rhymes With Purple, Orange Or Silver?

What Rhymes With Purple, Orange Or Silver?

Greetings, Here's another little problem that you'll come across every day: "The crowd was scattered in all directions." What's wrong with this? "Crowd" is a collective noun that can sometimes be singular and sometimes plural, depending...
The Senile Virus

The Senile Virus

Greetings, As a regular reader of this fair missive, you'll be aware that we start each day with a walk along the beachfront at the bottom of our street. We usually turn left and take...
Dance Your Cares Away

Dance Your Cares Away

Greetings, It's raining! After months (nay, years) of drought conditions, the lads at the weather bureau tell us that El NiƱo has packed its bags for fairer climes and left us at last. It's actually been...
Using the Apostrophe

Using The Apostrophe

Greetings, Late last week, I received a card in the mail from my friendly computer doctor - the one who makes house calls. When we had our last brief encounter over the rubble of my...
What Causes Mesothelioma

What Causes Mesothelioma

Asbestos only causes problems when it's cut or disturbed in some way because this releases the tiny fibres that you can breathe in. Once inside the lungs, these fibres can cause inflammation, fibrosis (scarring)...
Merry Cringle and Happy Jingle!

Merry Cringle and Happy Jingle!

Using Demonstrative Pronouns - who, whom, whose, which, that, these, those.
Using Capital Letters

Using Capital Letters

Greetings, Just a quick tip this week - and it occurred to me when I was reading one of the innumerable pieces of advertising hype that seem to find their way to my email. All...
Vocabulary

The Ultimate Vocabulary Review

What's the best vocabulary building software? Read this review to find out
Travelling Band

Travelling Band

Expedition to cross the Ditch - the Tasman Sea