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I have a co-worker at an elementary school who often speaks on the intercom, she uses the phrases “on tomorrow,” on yesterday,” & “on today.” This is the first I have ever heard this phrase used but it just does not sound correct to me. I was looking for an expert opinion because if she is incorrectly using the words, I would like to bring it to her attention so the students in the school do not get in the habit of saying it. She is originally from North Carolina and now we are in Southern Virginia so it may just be regional.
Archives in Category: Technology
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I don’t know about you, but I avoid restaurants that have a little computer on the table and expect you to order from it. Or play games, for a fee, while you’re waiting for your cocktail. In fact, I’ve refused
… finish reading Ziosk is Here
It’s been only four days, but already the routine with Liam is well-established. I show up at 3:30 every afternoon and change into a purple hospital gown. Fortunately I like purple.
Then four people – Are they technicians,
… finish reading Routine
“What is the name of this giant machine,” I asked as Dave, Erica, and two others escorted me into the therapy room for Day Two.
“It’s a linear accelerator,” Dave said. And, of course, that didn’t really explain
… finish reading Naming the Big Guy
This afternoon I had my first radiation session, and I realized as I walked into the room with the radiation machine that I had no idea what to expect.
For years the first thing I did upon waking was visit my computer to see what had transpired over the night. Were there personnel problems at the company I worked for? Were there banking issues? Was someone trying to reach
… finish reading Off the Grid
On my way to a sociology degree, I met Pavlov’s dog. Not the actual one, but Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov’s theory based on his study of salivating dogs. He noticed the dogs salivated whenever he gave them food. After a
… finish reading I am Pavlov’s Dog
I am regularly amazed at how the line between fiction and reality is blurring, thanks to digital technology. Case in point: the current remake of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. The film has been hailed as a magnificent achievement, partially
… finish reading Reality Check
Two days ago Earl and I made the Big Leap. We turned in our dinosaur computers for the most up-to-date models Dell could provide for home use. We upgraded our operating systems and our version of Microsoft Office; and we
… finish reading Moving On
Anybody who’s on Facebook knows that “Like” is no longer merely “Like.” Now you can add an emoji to your “Like” to express such feelings as love, laughter, sadness, astonishment, and anger. But those are the only five emotions you
… finish reading Emoji Go Home