Tag Archives: Compliment

Like Mercury Colliding

It’s day 16 of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo, 2020!   What’s the challenge you ask? “…to write a poem of over-the-top compliments. Pick a person, place, or thing you love, and praise it in the most effusive way you can. Go for broke … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Vote Is To Execute One of the Most Solemn Trusts In Society

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Perfectly Appropriate To Copy The Nuances, Mannerisms, Styles and Cultural Idioms of Other Cultures

“By now you’ve probably heard that an American teenager wore a traditional Chinese dress to her prom. The young lady, Keziah Daum, is not ethnically Chinese or Asian. And this infuriated a lot of people on Twitter. … Cultural appropriation … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: No Praise Or Compliment Is As Rewarding As Affection

“Praise is well, compliment is well, but affection – – that is the last and final and most precious reward that any man can win, whether by character or achievement.” – Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain I stumbled across this … Continue reading

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