Monthly Archives: May 2015

Amoeba’s Lorica: The White Feather (A Memorial Day Musing)

One has indeed personally to come under the shadow of war to feel fully its oppression; but as the years go by it seems now often forgotten that to be caught in youth by 1914 was no less hideous an … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Solving the 3rd Person Pronoun Problem

A few days ago, Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba encountered an article online that could (should?) serve as the poster child for the 3rd-person singular pronoun problem in the English language. As you no doubt know, dear reader, the problem is … Continue reading

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Dude and Dude: Velocivendor

“… say whut?” “Don’ look at me, dude. Yer tha one what talks wit’ OC alla tha time. If’n you dunno what he’s talkin’ about, I ain’t got a hope in hell!” “Well, dude, if’n ya did, ya’d be tha … Continue reading

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