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The Word Detective - The Word Detective answers reader questions about word and phrase origins, grammar, usage, and the history of the English language. Stories about cats, kittens, dogs, other unusual pets, country living and computer maintenance are also featured.

  • http://www.word-detective.com/2016/08/an-update-from-the-word-detective/ An update from The Word Detective « The Word Detective - Dear friends, I've been meaning to post an update to my original message from February, but I've discovered that there really isn't such a thing as a quiet moment in this sort of situation, and it's easy to let things slide when you'd rather not think (let alone write) about them.
  • http://www.word-detective.com/2016/02/a-message-from-the-word-detective/ A Message from The Word Detective « The Word Detective - Dear friends, You have probably noticed that The Word Detective has become, shall we say, somewhat sporadic in recent months. I need to explain that. Over the past ten years, as many of you are aware, I have been fighting the advance of progressive multiple sclerosis.
  • http://www.word-detective.com/2015/10/hackneyed/ Hackneyed « The Word Detective - So go to the source and ask the horse. Dear Word Detective: I recently made the mistake of reading a review of a TV show I watch every week, in which the reviewer mocked the show for what he called its "hackneyed" characters and plots.
  • http://www.word-detective.com/2015/10/slough-of-despond/ Slough of despond « The Word Detective -  The worst part was that the pigs seemed to find it amusing. Dear Word Detective: I recently happened to encounter a former coworker of mine waiting for a bus, and I asked him how he'd been doing. He responded that he had been in "a slough of despond" for a month or two after he lost his job, but is now working again and feeling better.
  • http://www.word-detective.com/2015/10/swell/ Swell « The Word Detective - Golly. Dear Word Detective: What is the origin of "swell" as in "That cat lover is a swell guy"? -- Anne. Swell guy, indeed. Try "That cat lover is a royal sucker." In addition to the pack now infesting our house, we now have two or three who regularly show up on our front porch looking for a handout.

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    City: -79.9791 Pennsylvania, United States

  • Pamela O'Malley- Fuller - 200Mg Guarana

    I tried this on rec. of my dr. for lack of energy. Basically it did less than a cup of coffee for me. Doubling the dose helped slightly...I now am ordering and using 900-1200 mg tabs and they work so much better, give you energy but not overload. Do not bother with this low dose.

  • Monica Eikmeier - 6 pack solar Light

    I LOVE this 6 pack set! I was so happy to have my very own solar garden lights. I had seen many of them around but never had my very own. I love them, they are so awesome to use and easy to use. Set where it can get sunlight during the day and it will give you a pretty decent light at night. I love how sleek and nice they look out back. Super wonderful. LED so it uses very little of the energy it can store. No wires, it does not require anything other than being placed in a good spot. (Make sure it can get sunlight during the day!) I would love to get more of these and light my back yard and front yard during the night. Stainless steel, so no rusting from weather and sleek looking. They are pretty durable just be careful not to drop because it will land light part down, (top heavy) and if that happens it might breaks the solar part or the light, but they seem decently durable even with that. it might survive.

  • Carolann - Best hardwood floor cleaner ever!

    We have polyurethane finished hardwood floors in our kitchen, dining and living areas. We also have a 2 year old grandson and a dog in our house (need I say more). BonaKemi hardwood floor cleaner is fantastic for spot cleaning and for regular upkeep. It always makes the floors look like they were just professionally done, and it's so easy to use. Believe me I have tried many other products, including the most popular, but now I couldn't clean without my BonaKemi. It truly outshines all the rest!

  • Arlene Belgrove - Half Real Information

    Half the book concentrated on telling about the writer's history. I thought this was a waste of time and the balance of information was geared towards selling the product.

  • Angela Lea - PLEASE READ

    Some how the previous block spam app I had was changed to higa, which I don't like. This is fair, but the other I'd app by vwhitepages was super, it gave details of the call and history, person name etc...I found out how dishonest an attorney was who we hired through the deta8la given by whitepaper ID

  • Walt - Nice idea

    Never got it to work. Could have been operator error, but it is a pretty simple idea. Not sure what went wrong. 3 stars to share responsibility.

  • Chris Gregory - All voters should read this & ignore the corrupt mainstream media

    Klein has done it again, organized, insightful, brilliant! Edward Klein uncovers the horrendous, bald-faced crooked acts of the Clintons - the most corrupt politicians in the history of the US... and most shameful is the complicit mainstream media the covers up Hillary's insidious destruction of over 33,000 emails, messages that prove her duplicitous coverups from pay for play to the lies told to Benghazi parents. Disgraceful and she should be prevented from holding public office.