Does Size Really Matter?

Words come in many sizes. Some words are big, bold, and impressive – a few that jump to mind are “lugubrious,” “incommoded,” and “pusillanimous” – and these mammoths are not for literary neophytes. Other words are small, perhaps even cute, and these make up the bulk of the words we encounter on a daily basis. … Continue reading Does Size Really Matter?

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10 Worst Excuses for Not Starting A Paper Until 12:00 AM the Day It’s Due

“I needed time to contemplate the prompt…while playing Call of Duty.”  “I produce my best work after 2:00 am.” “I had to argue with my roommate for four hours because he said The Phantom Menace is better than The Empire Strikes Back!” “I had to avenge last week’s devastating loss in my floor’s beer pong … Continue reading 10 Worst Excuses for Not Starting A Paper Until 12:00 AM the Day It’s Due