Category Archives: language

Euroadventure 2016! Day 16

< previous There was an afternoon departure to our Aunt and Uncle’s house on the itinerary, but that left the morning for a bit more exploring in London. I’d read about the Type Archive – known as the Type Museum … Continue reading

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IONTW – March 5, 2017

Tuesday, March 7 is Luther Burbank’s Birthday! As an introvert, I love how the Home and Gardens is having an Un-Party. The 7th is also Arbor Day (well actually 7-14 is Arbor Week) in California. The current exhibit at the … Continue reading

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something I think I’d like to know, #296

what’s the difference between and exhibit and an exhibition? (besides the -ion…)

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IONTW – December 18, 2016

I wondered about words that are homonyms/antonyms, here’s a list of words that are their own opposites! Patti Smith on singing at Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Ceremony. Being Richard Feynman didn’t keep the FBI from starting a file on him. … Continue reading

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IONTW – October 23, 2016

TODAY, October 23! Book talk at North Bay Letterpress Arts. Alastair Johnston will discuss his book Dreaming on the Edge: Poets and Book Artists in California, which documents 150 years of the book arts in California. Next Saturday, October 29, … Continue reading

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something I think I’d like to know, #245

where did the word honeymoon come from?

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the s word

NO, you are NOT starving. You may feel VERY HUNGRY, but I’m willing to bet (and I’m not a betting person) that everyone I’ve ever heard say they were starving was not. Yes, I know it’s a figure of speech, … Continue reading

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