Posts Tagged ‘Sy Manello’

If You Write It …

For readers of classic writing, may I offer some selections that will never make the best-read list. The Adventures of Hershel Finnstein by Shmuel Klemsky. The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Muldow River. Set in a society after the Russian Revolution that had ceased to exist about…

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For Openers: Department of Redundancy Department

Sy Manello Editorial Assistant We don’t usually choose to waste words. However, some bad habits have crept into our conversations and we often repeat ourselves. Have you ever recounted to someone what happened at 10 a.m. in the morning? (There is no other 10 a.m.) But you heard from a close personal friend (which a…

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For Openers – Not Music To The Ears

What is the most prominent way to distinguish a rhino from a hippo? (Come on, you know this has been a pressing question for you!) It is the horn, of course. That protuberance’s name has shaped itself into a colorful addition to our everyday talk, as may be noted in the following. Ever been really…

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Bits And Pieces

Have you ever seen CHIPS? No, not the actual California Highway Patrol but the TV series. Yes, it was a long time ago and I do not know how successful the remake was. Well, that recollection got me to thinking, as almost anything will do as you faithful readers are aware. Here are some uses…

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