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  • http://www.word-detective.com/2016/08/an-update-from-the-word-detective/ An update from The Word Detective « The Word Detective - Dear friends, I've been meaning to post an update to my original message from February, but I've discovered that there really isn't such a thing as a quiet moment in this sort of situation, and it's easy to let things slide when you'd rather not think (let alone write) about them.
  • http://www.word-detective.com/2016/02/a-message-from-the-word-detective/ A Message from The Word Detective « The Word Detective - Dear friends, You have probably noticed that The Word Detective has become, shall we say, somewhat sporadic in recent months. I need to explain that. Over the past ten years, as many of you are aware, I have been fighting the advance of progressive multiple sclerosis.
  • http://www.word-detective.com/2015/10/hackneyed/ Hackneyed « The Word Detective - So go to the source and ask the horse. Dear Word Detective: I recently made the mistake of reading a review of a TV show I watch every week, in which the reviewer mocked the show for what he called its "hackneyed" characters and plots.
  • http://www.word-detective.com/2015/10/slough-of-despond/ Slough of despond « The Word Detective -  The worst part was that the pigs seemed to find it amusing. Dear Word Detective: I recently happened to encounter a former coworker of mine waiting for a bus, and I asked him how he'd been doing. He responded that he had been in "a slough of despond" for a month or two after he lost his job, but is now working again and feeling better.
  • http://www.word-detective.com/2015/10/swell/ Swell « The Word Detective - Golly. Dear Word Detective: What is the origin of "swell" as in "That cat lover is a swell guy"? -- Anne. Swell guy, indeed. Try "That cat lover is a royal sucker." In addition to the pack now infesting our house, we now have two or three who regularly show up on our front porch looking for a handout.

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  • Holly - So easy

    Great for when you don't want to think or plan, it's like a liquid vitamin you're getting them in steady. Also reminds you to drink water. If you do it "as directed" you're on a 800 total liquid calorie diet for two days (so 400 a day). Good for a Jumpstart but wouldn't be long term results obviously. We preferred to use it a replacement drinks for on the go. Does contain heavy (natural) sugars though.

  • Mark Warnick - Excellent book!

    In reading and understanding the history of emergency management, I doubt you will ever find a more comprehensive book! This book walk you through so many disasters, and explains why they were focusing events and what it meant for the future of emergency management.

  • Cyndy - He says they work and he enjoys being able to hear better. However

    Bought these for my dad-in-law. He says they work and he enjoys being able to hear better. However, he usually forgets to wear them! What are you supposed to do? I just try to remind him when I'm over visiting.

  • asarkar - Boring and Racist

    This is the second book by Edwards that I happened to read, the first one being "Follow You Home". No, make that a one and a quarter book, as I didn't get past page fifty.

  • Arin Patterson - This is a great thermometer if you have small kids that don't like ...

    This is a great thermometer if you have small kids that don't like to sit still! We love it and get a lot of use out of it! 5 STARS!!

  • Butterflypdx - Vitanica

    I started using this as a reccomendation from my Naturopath. I have Hashimotos and PCOS and so far its seems to be helping me have a cycle. They are still far from regular but its only been 2 months so I have good hopes.