Archive for October, 2006

Attention: world

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

“Administrating” is not a word, nor is “administrate.” The word you mean to use is either “administering” or “administer.”

That is all.

Orange-Caramel Cake

Friday, October 6th, 2006


This recipe is a variation on one shared with me by a kindergarten playground companion with whom I recently reconnected after recognizing her name in a database I was tending for our coincidentally mutual employer. I didn’t even realize at the time that she was still in the area, much less working for the same company, as I hadn’t spoken with her in more than 20 years. Fortunately, it didn’t take long to rediscover common ground in dessert, particularly a favorite birthday cake potent enough to spark a sibling rivalry.
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Interclarative

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

If something is both declarative and interrogative, would it not be also “derogative?”

It might, were “derogative” a word.

What do you know.