Lunchtime Poll: Songs and Memories

Do you ever hear a song and, for some reason, flash back to the first time you heard it? Or have oddly specific memories tied to songs? I do. One day, years ago, I walked out of work for my lunch break to see an amazing rainbow over Union Square that from our angle ended right on top of the Empire State Building. New Yorkers usually don’t just stop in the street to talk to strangers, but on that day, everyone was smiling and sharing the experience. I went on to get my lunch, and the radio at the pizza/Chinese place was playing U2’s “Beautiful Day,” which put a huge smile on my face since it really was a beautiful day. Now, every time I hear the song it reminds me of that day.  Read More Lunchtime Poll: Songs and Memories

Twitter Ready Grammar: Where’s that at? (!@$%!)

Few things grate me as much as the phrase, “Where’s that at?” It’s bad when you’re speaking, but it strikes me as fifteen times worse when reading those words, as you may do while on the Twitter.

@totallycooltweeter may tweet: “OMG! If you’re near Big Park, come check out the hot air balloon show!” and in reply, @badgrammar may tweet: “Where’s that at?” Read More Twitter Ready Grammar: Where’s that at? (!@$%!)