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When choosing between aloud or allowed, you must ask yourself whether you’re speaking about volume or giving someone permission.

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If you’ve ever been curious about the length of the average blog lifespan, you might want to sit down.

Blogging
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The Fédération Cynologique Internationale, the world governing body of dog breeds, recognizes about 340. But the American Kennel Club only recognizes 167.

Life
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As many of my longtime readers know, shortly after this blog began in early 2004, I created a regular feature called the Saturday Six.

Blogging
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A new study suggests most who claim they’re searching for a new church place better preaching as the key factor that will help them make up their minds.

Faith
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I recently saw a newspaper column that caught my eye because it tackled a pet peeve of mine about the phrase ‘film something.’

Grammar
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How often do you check receipts when you’re home from shopping or stopping at a fast food restaurant? Here’s a story that might make …

Life
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If you’re comparing your desire of two options, should you say you would just as soon or just assume take a certain action? The …

Grammar
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Someone asked me an interesting question the other day about my blog niche, especially since mine isn’t confined to a single niche.

Blogging
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I don’t know why or how it became fashionable to use floss picks in public, but it’s time this little custom disappeared. Sometimes, I …

Life
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