Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter et al diluted the realtime pool.
Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people copying and pasting the same thing to each other makes me long for a 'Shut up' button — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. Who says I'm late to the social party?
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It’s official, spam companies are getting desperate to attract people’s attention in order to sell products. Just look at these subject lines.
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After all these years of being an avid movie follower, why did I assume there was a rigorous accreditation procedure at Casting Director University?
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You know you’re in for something special when the opening paragraph of a DVD operating manual reads “When open, refit or demount the machine, our company cannot supply after-sales service.”
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Marketing material should always be taken with a mountain of salt, but sometimes it would pay manufacturers to be slightly less terse, or at least consider the reader.
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Are ebooks really the saviour of the printed word or are the corporations and standards bodies doing their level best to screw it up?
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Look left. Look right. Look dead ahead. Arrrgh! The fashion clones are taking over the town.
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Beware the auto-update. Beware the helpdesk. Companies make mistakes and give bad advice all the time, it seems.
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From the bewildering array of toppings to the decision about which size to order, the world of the spherical rolled dough base is caught in a tangle of marketing confusion.