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Archive for January 2014

The Beckoning Silence (2007) Documentary Film.Director: Louise Osmond

January 19, 2014

Originally posted on teeterboard:
    In The Beckoning Silence, Joe Simpson–whose amazing battle for survival featured in the multi-award winning “Touching the Void”–travels to the treacherous North Face of the Eiger to tell the story of one of mountaineerings most epic tragedies. As a child, it was this story and that of one of…

Your reckless abuse of the Oxford comma is furthering the demise of the English language

January 6, 2014

Originally posted on Squirrel Thoughts:
Oxford comma-nistas around the world are having a heyday over a recent push alert sent by Sky News, which they believe is the end-all, be-all argument in favor of their precious punctuation mark. Now, let’s be clear: The Oxford comma is necessary in this “sentence” as it’s written. Obviously, there…