‘I personally think sugar dating is sex work. I don’t think there’s any other way of saying it,’ says journalist Source: Secrets of Sugar Baby Dating: ‘Sugar dating’ can be a powerful lure for cash-strapped college students + Opinion: Over the weekend I finally got suckered by a really good deal and got a new… Read More Secrets of Sugar Baby Dating: ‘Sugar dating’ can be a powerful lure for cash-strapped college students | + Opinion
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The dreamer is stoned on hashish given to him by the Count After trying out a whole bunch of e-reading options I have pretty much settled on Calibre. I know that I lauded ReadEra a few days ago. And it is a great app. But my tablet isn’t all…
Over the long weekend, I’ve become reacquainted with the art of reading classic adventure tales. I enjoy historical TV series but some productions rewrite history just a bit too much for my liking. I’m not talking about plot embellishments but rather blatant socio-historical fabrications inserted in the hope of creating a progressive, feelgood story. Just… Read More Political in/correctness in Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)
Trying out a book Reader app, installing software, and posting thru the WordPress app for Android (which I don’t normally do). You can see the e-reader app, middle right. It’s called ReadEra and I am quite taken with it. The text is customizable, as is the background. I’m reading The Count of Monte Cristo, and… Read More It’s a long weekend, I’m taking it easy and…
They can serve three purposes. Vocal disfluencies, commonly described as filler words, are a common point of contention in public speaking. Some people disparage them as weak and hesitant, and others defend them as authentic and genuine. Source: Why Filler Words Like “Um” and “Ah” Are Actually Useful Opinion: Umm. I guess I agree. LOL.… Read More Why Filler Words Like “Um” and “Ah” Are Actually Useful | + Opinion
© 2019 Eileen Dover After graduating from university I became aware of the possibility that bad actors could be using that otherwise venerable institution as a safe house for illegal activities. Previously while studying overseas I came up against some academic hypocrisy and, with the assistance of consular authorities, came out on top of that… Read More Bad Actors in Academia?
Originally posted July 21, 2019 as “Watch your language! – Because there’s a lot of b.s. out there.” This second revision contains some much-needed style tweaks and minor additions. I initially wrote this on the fly and its original lack of organization still shows to some extent. But rather than starting again from the top,… Read More Farewell to the language gods – Power and legitimization in the quest for knowledge