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English Dictionary

Words Words Words

I just love words.  Yes, I am one of those geeks that reads the dictionary.  And when I hear a new word, I roll it around in my mouth until I can say it and then look for ways to put it to work.  The thesaurus is one of my best friends.  I know all the…

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U.S. President Obama meets with a bipartisan group of congressional leaders - DC

Stakeholder Relations – Talk

So I confess it, I was so desperate last night I watched Piers Morgan who was interviewing Dan Rather.  Part of their discussion focused on the gridlock in the US Congress.  According to them, Barack Obama and John Boehner have not actually talked face to face since mid-November.  How is that possible, particularly for a…

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Going Digital – the Cosmic Brain

I will never forget the first time I browsed the web.  I stayed up through the midnight hours, surfing the great cosmic sea in trance-like awe.  Unlike the current crop of university graduates, my generation stands astride the digital divide.  We remember the time before.  And as liberating as the Internet has been, we have moments…

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Great Creative Ideas

Like many fans of his very thoughtful reporting, I was deeply saddened by the fall from grace of Fareed Zakaria last week.  The much admired CNN reporter admitted to an act of plagiarism, lifting from a piece by the equally gifted NY Times pundit, Jill Lepore.  In my last year of college I was also accused…

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