Quote of the day: 12/7/15

"In other words, utterances are not only (save in exceptional circumstances) signs to be understood and deciphered; they are also signs of wealth, intended to be evaluated and appreciated, and signs of authority, intended to be believed and obeyed." --Pierre Bourdieu Chapter 29 on Language and Symbolic Power from Jaworski, Adam + Coupland, Nikolas (EDS). … Continue reading Quote of the day: 12/7/15

Word of the Week: 12/7/15

Word: Prosody You Pronounce It: [pros-uh-dee] Meaning: noun 1. the science or study of poetic meters and versification. 2. a particular or distinctive system of metrics and versification: Milton's prosody. 3. Linguistics. the stress and intonation patterns of an utterance. Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English < Latin prosōdia < Greek prosōidía tone or accent, modulation of voice, song sung to … Continue reading Word of the Week: 12/7/15

DIY: Christmas Branch

Hello and welcome to my blog. I have been Christmas decorating around the house and thought I would share one DIY I worked on. I noticed a few broken branches on my back yard lawn, so I took advantage of these bare branches  to make a nice Christmas tree. I simply spray painted the branches white, placed … Continue reading DIY: Christmas Branch