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Beware the elusive adnominal snowman

December 1, 2022 SST

By Curtis Honeycutt My daughter has started roaming the streets looking for Bigfoot clues. According to her kindergarten classmates, Bigfoot only comes out at night, and that’s when he drops clues around the neighborhood. While […]

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Confused about this word? Get in line.

November 17, 2022 SST

By Curtis Honeycutt Of all the Scrabble letters, Q and Z hold the most value, at 10 points apiece. In 1982, Karl Khoshnaw – the Michael Jordan of Scrabble – used both letters to spell […]

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Today I learned: how to pronounce ‘GIF’

November 3, 2022 SST

By Curtis Honeycutt I understand if you’re not on Reddit; after all, it’s quite the opposite of a local newspaper. However, the online community of Reddit contains groups for virtually any interest, as well as […]

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When you’ve had your fill of words

October 27, 2022 SST

By Curtis Honeycutt We all have that friend — the oversharer, the non-stop talker, the chatterbox. Sure, we’re stuck with them; as adults, it’s hard to get rid of a friend. We want to keep […]

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Clearing up confusing word conundrums

October 20, 2022 SST

By Curtis Honeycutt I’ve been keeping a list of words I hear that perplex and puzzle even the smartest word nerds out there. Today I’d like to clear up some of the confusion with some […]

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The Oxford comma debate: a grammar horror story

October 13, 2022 SST

By Curtis Honeycutt On days like this, kids in costumes aren’t the only spooky things in the neighborhood. Did you know commas can save innocent lives? I wanted to avoid controversial subjects like killing in […]

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The dawn of the zombie nouns

September 22, 2022 SST

By Curtis Honeycutt Is it too early to talk about zombies? Halloween is still about a month away, but Home Depot is selling creepy inflatable lawn creatures. In addition, Starbucks has its pumpkin spice latte […]