I like to carry on the tradition of George Carlin and take note of things people commonly say when they mean something else. Many of these expressions are so overused that they tend to get annoying and I wish that people would just come out and say what they mean.
People are commonly coming to me telling me "I have a quick question" and we usually spend about 20 minutes discussing that question. Unless you are coming to me to ask me what time is it, don't preface your question by letting me know it is "quick."
Political pundits have made the term mean anywhere from a socialist to someone that radically want to reform the government. If you look at the word Liberal in the dictionary it means to look at situations with an open mind and then make a decision. Hmmm according to the dictionary definition, someone who is liberal is in the middle and can lean either way based on the presented facts. So "moderates" are actually "liberals"?
I first got on this blog to discuss my first passion which is books. Since I have gotten on I find that books are only a piece of this blog and I can discuss just about anything that comes to mind. It … more