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Vive La Différence

Several times during my adolescence I remember hearing teachers and advisors warn students about conformity. While it is wise to obey laws such as those for highway traffic and business transactions, it’s not always smart to play follow the leader. … Continue reading

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Is Today Opposite Day?

Is a question the opposite of a statement? If I ask whether or not today is Opposite Day is it Opposite Day or is it not Opposite Day? Is this how to get around the paradox about announcing that today … Continue reading

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Miserable Opposite Day

Early on, we’re taught not to use double negatives when speaking and writing.  It is confusing and slows down discourse when used.  The usual culprits include, “I didn’t hear nothing.” “I didn’t see neither of the two people.” The double … Continue reading

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