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Top 10 facts about the first snow

October 20, 2022 SST

By Torry Stiles 10. At least one person in the office will have a wooly worm or persimmon seed observation. 9.  There’s a heated debate over when the plastic goes on the windows. 8. If you […]

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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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Top 10 things not to say at Walmart

October 6, 2022 SST

By Torry Stiles 10. “Grab an electric cart! We’re having a jousting tournament in the Garden Department!” 9. “I just scanned two cartloads of groceries. I think I should get an employee discount.” 8.  “I […]

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A creepy case of onomatopoeia

October 6, 2022 SST

By Curtis Honeycutt Most people know what onomatopoeia is, but I’d bet most of them couldn’t spell it! Just ask me. Onomatopoeia, of course, is the naming of a thing based on the sound it […]

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Top 10 signs that things are getting rough

September 29, 2022 SST

By Torry Stiles 10.  Every other car on the block was broken into but they left $20 on your driver’s seat. 9. Your dog has been wandering over to the neighbor’s house for dinner. 8. You […]

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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 […]