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We are dedicating a plaque for my grandparents and I was curious which is correct and why. In Recognition of Superior Parenthood OR In Recognition of Superior Parenting They are both Prep phrases, and the word Parenthood vs parenting is the issue. Parenthood sounds incorrect, but I can’t articulate why. Please help.
Archives in Category: Personal Pleas
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There is a wonderful web site out there for Democrats in withdrawal. It’s called www.sorryeverybody.com. Basically, it is a collection of photographs sent in by people like you and me, and each photo shows an apology to the rest of
… finish reading Salve on a Wound
We have an appointment this afternoon with a real estate agent. No, we’re not selling. Rather, the agent has a client who claims to be willing to pay ten thousand dollars a month for a home on water for June,
… finish reading Ten Thousand Dollars
Maybe I’m just a sore loser, but I’ve grown weary of talk show hosts who have used the recent election as grist for their conversation mills. Granted, during the spring primaries, the summer conventions, and the fall race to the
… finish reading Talking Heads
The hardest thing I do every day is sit down and begin. And since this activity occurs several times throughout the day, it is always a challenge.
Sit down and begin means to focus on the task at hand and move
… finish reading Getting Started
I’m pretty liberal about most things, but I take a conservative view of what’s happening to the English language as it is spoken and written in the United States today. Frankly I am surprised at how many people do not
… finish reading Grammar Grief
I have had numerous services to clean my various homes over the past 25 years. Some were women who were independents; others were sent by agencies. And once, a man showed up, so I guess the title “cleaning lady” could
… finish reading Cleaning Persons
If you think this essay is going to be about football, then don’t read any further. You’ll be wasting your time.
Sacking 101 is a course I’d like to see supermarkets offer their employees, especially those who stand at the ends
… finish reading Sacking 101
For a long time now I’ve felt that Brittany Spears needs to climb off the stage, cover her navel, and go home. Instead I’m regaled via AOL and magazine racks at the grocery check-out about how she’s learning to be
… finish reading Brittany
I spent part of the morning trying to change my long distance calling plan, inquiring about the recycling services of our trash disposal company, and following up on a couple health insurance questions. Since these issues all required telephone calls,
… finish reading Telephone Trick