Overcorrection. It’s a natural human inclination. If you throw me a heavy ball I catch in my right hand and then throw me a heavy ball I catch in my left hand, I will lean right, lean left, and then balance myself to the middle eventually. There was a time (I want to say it… Continue reading Sometimes so-and-so and me is okay.
The English language changes. It’s a fact of life. Much as grammarians and pedants would love for it to stay the same, it changes. I understand that change is inevitable—I don’t have to like the change, though. I have finally embraced the verb impact, and I still cringe when someone says something was [insert adverb]… Continue reading The noun disconnect
A recent discussion on the Ubuntu Forums (the link will work only if you are logged in) has got me thinking about the role of anonymity in online discussions. Is it a good thing? Is it a bad thing? Well, the answer, of course, is that it’s both good and bad. And I think I… Continue reading Anonymity on the internet