Tag Archives: irritants

First Wordist Manifesto of 2016: Voracious

In the last few days, my sensitivity to words has been causing problems at home. It’s like a chronic low-grade illness that sometimes becomes acute. I was starting to read an essay on millennials when the word ‘peruse’ caused me … Continue reading

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Two Little Words

Fiscal cliff. I don’t want to hear these words one more time.  I used to think that “fiscal cliff” sounded like a painful and depraved sex act, but the amusement factor is long gone. Stop saying it! Whoever started it … Continue reading

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The James Franco Project

In his quest to annoy every living being, James Franco is set to portray Robert Mapplethorpe in an  upcoming  movie project. He will also play Hugh Hefner and the Wizard of Oz in two movies currently in post-production. But you can’t fully … Continue reading

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The Lesser of Two Evils

I have PTSD and the world is going to hell, but for the moment I’m choosing to focus on other matters. For example, here is a challenging dilemma: Who is more annoying. Gwyneth or Chloe? On the one hand, Gwyneth … Continue reading

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