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Do You Speak Anglish?

When I was teaching high school English, one of the mottos of my classroom was “The best language is the language that gets the job done.” What I wanted my students to understand was that, while one of the goals … Continue reading

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Traditions

When I think of tradition, I think of “Fiddler on the Roof” where the main character guides his family through the Jewish traditions that have lasted for generations. Now in the 21st century we celebrate many traditions such as observing … Continue reading

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Why is it “bobosbest?” (repeat)

Have you wondered where the name for this blog was “born?” Like most names of things, there is a reason for the name. One of the rules of semantics is that “Man is the namer of things.” I have no … Continue reading

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Georgetown [Bobosbest]

In 1956, my mother had just died the month before, and I was leaving home to attend Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, a city about 40 miles from my home. I was ready to leave home, knowing that my … Continue reading

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Why Bobo?

[I repeat this blog every once in a while so that new readers will know why my blog has the name that it has.] Have you wondered where the name for this blog was “born?” Like most names of things, … Continue reading

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Why Bobo? (repeat)

[I repeat this blog every once in a while so that new readers will know why my blog has the name that it has.] Have you wondered where the name for this blog was “born?” Like most names of things, … Continue reading

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The Baubau Legacy (REPEAT)

Have you wondered where the name for this blog was “born?” Like most names of things, there is a reason for the name. One of the rules of semantics is that “Man is the namer of things.” I now know, … Continue reading

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