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March, 2017

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The Associated Press announced recently it will allow the use of the singular ‘they’ pronoun in certain cases.

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A change is coming to Crayola’s famous 24-pack: the company is planning to switch out one of the colors just in time for National Crayon Day.

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Hurricane Matthew and Hurricane Otto are history, and after a vote on Monday, we’ll never see another hurricane with either of those two now-infamous names.

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When you’re choosing between the words Grisly or Grizzly, the first question to ask is whether a bear happens to be involved.

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Email marketers want people who subscribe to their dispatches to click through: but certain tactics have become so tiring they make me unsubscribe.

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I was browsing a list of unofficial April holidays and commemorations and I thought I’d share a few that might be worth your time this year.

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Everywhere I go with my dog, I hear from people who say they grew up with a Rough Collie, then add it was the greatest dog ever.

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When a church focuses more on legalism than on Jesus Christ, it creates an atmosphere in which the rules become more important than the relationship with God.

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If you’re into binge-watching, you can bank on perching yourself on the sofa for quite a while for your favorite show, according to a new study.

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If you’ve been paying attention to the annual rankings of top dog breeds, the American Kennel Club’s top choice shouldn’t come as a surprise.

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A missing Oxford Comma is playing a major role in a class-action lawsuit and could wind up costing a company in Maine $10 million.

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Every year I wonder why WordPress can’t seem to automatically adjust itself to accommodate the time changes of Daylight Saving Time.