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Airline fees are making travel a less and less-enjoyable experience these days. But one airline may have just started a trend that’ll make things worse.

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When choosing between reign or rein, you have to decide whether you’re speaking of ruling over something or curbing something.

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Do you have favorite blogging plugins you’d hate to have to do without? Here are five of them I’d probably fight to keep.

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Ever pondered what makes popular TV shows so popular? I have, especially when one everyone seems to love leaves me scratching my head.

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A series of tests conducted in the United Kingdom reveal nearly all fake Apple chargers fail to pass safety inspections.

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This is the time of year people get unnecessarily bent out of shape when they hear someone wish them ‘Happy Holidays’ because it isn’t ‘Merry Christmas.’

Faith
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When you’re talking about someone or something that performs well, would that person or thing pass mustard or pass muster?

Grammar
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Social media can provide a great glimpse into users lives to build connections, but posting too much information could put security at risk.

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A tool in an artist’s arsenal; a reference to one’s taste; a platform used to transport goods; a mat to sleep on: for each, is it palate, palette or pallet?

Grammar
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With podcasting gaining in popularity, some bloggers inevitably worry podcasting will eventually replace blogging as the best way to reach visitors.

Blogging
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‘Star Trek’ celebrated a huge milestone on September 8: that date was the 50th anniversary of the legendary science fiction franchise’s premiere.

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Parents everywhere are in a tizzy trying to come up with creative ways to display the Elf on a Shelf throughout their homes.

Life
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