Category Archives: Fun stuff

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Enjoy popcorn without all that hassle

Do you find that there are some foods that require extra effort to consume, but are, sometimes, simply worth the reward? I mean couldn’t the waiter remove the crab from its legs before it got to my table, c’mon! And … Continue reading

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Gravity? BUSTED!

Gravity shmavity. Look up in the sky – It’s a bird!  It’s a plane.  No. it’s your neighbor on the way to work? Go back 100 years and try to Skype your 20th Century friend in Europe that your Gravity … Continue reading

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Court takes “Supreme” too literally

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St. Patrick's Day: Honoring Famous Leprechauns

St. Patrick’s Day: Honoring Famous Leprechauns    

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Rob’s Caption Contest

Rob’s Caption Contest Absolutely Free to Play. No burden of collecting prizes, just the satisfaction of a job well done. Add your caption below.   Art is Life –  reasonablerobinson Truck for sale. –  letter2V Do you wan’t the number … Continue reading

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Rob's Caption Contest

Rob’s Caption Contest Absolutely Free to Play. No burden of collecting prizes, just the satisfaction of a job well done. Add your caption below.   Art is Life –  reasonablerobinson Truck for sale. –  letter2V Do you wan’t the number … Continue reading

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Rob’s Megaphone celebrating silliness for 1 year

Rob’s Megaphone is 1 year old today. I’ve enjoyed writing about writing and grammar,  sharing my thoughts, and I’ve had fun being silly. Here are some highlight (or lowlights) for the past year.   I CAN’T THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR … Continue reading

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Rob's Megaphone celebrating silliness for 1 year

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Just for today, let’s embrace the cliché – word game

A cliché and is an expression that at its birth was both original and clever. But clever expressions spread like wildfire (I couldn’t resist that one!), and over the passage of time such expressions become trite and overused. Readers often see clichés as signs of laziness and/or lack of creativity. http://robsmegaphone.com/2008/02/21/layers-of-revision/

But just for today, let’s embrace the cliché.
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Forget MTV Cribs. Check out LU Cribs

A couple of my students from Lander University borrowed from MTV Cribs and created LU Cribs for our Forum Online student news website. Continue reading

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Superfluous pleonasms

Today is a good day because I get to use two of my favorite words in the same post. These words aren’t important in and of themselves; I just like the way they sound. They are pleonasm and superfluous.  I … Continue reading

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How to be a good husband

How to be a good husband Pay attention now       

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Autumn is the best time of year!

I love autumn. It’s the best time of year to relax and enjoy the weather Oh yeah, I love halloween too!

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