Sticks and Stones – August 25, 2022

graphix: spwilcen Lexiphobes: don’t read the notes and you’ll survive the stress at less than 400 words. Observation We don’t like it when someone “calls us a name.”  Especially when they are spot-on.  For some reason peculiar to the human animal1 we don’t mind someone jabbing at us with a slur that is so farContinue reading “Sticks and Stones – August 25, 2022”

A Word of Caution – May 20, 2022

graphix: spwilcen Forced to admit it, I will.  I follow several scientific newsfeeds.  These bring articles, studies, general information packages, and postulations to my attention on subjects too varied to suggest in a brief list.  For me, think-food.  [For those following a restricted caloric intake: brain-stimuli.] A curious sort, I learn things, discover misconceptions toContinue reading “A Word of Caution – May 20, 2022”