Punctuation Please

Saw this sign recently. It is an excellent example of why the apostrophe is the most underappreciated punctuation mark in the English language.  Unlike commas and semi-colons that are over-rated the apostrophe is often overlooked.  Omitting one tiny little apostrophe drastically changed the meaning of the sign. Of course the author of the sign could … Continue reading Punctuation Please

TDZ Retrospective: Itchy Tags

Another of my favorites originally posted December 19, 2007.  Oh, yeah I'm still battling those itchy tags. I’m trying to work  but unfortunately I’m distracted by an itchy tag. There is nothing worse than creating the optimal work environment only to be distracted by something as trivial as an itchy tag. I just hate the … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Itchy Tags

TDZ Retrospective: Funny Preacher Stories

Originally Posted July 6, 2007 My granddad was a preacher. Actually he was my great-granddad. Granddad had a great sense of humor. Mealtimes were quite enjoyable especially when Granddad started telling stories. He had quite a collection of funny preacher stories. Usually his stories involved rookie preachers. By this time he had been a preacher … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Funny Preacher Stories