Monday, 21 February 2022

WORDS These days we have heard a lot about words. Most recently, an important story about words concerned a priest who baptized with the formulary, “We baptize…” instead of “I baptize…” In saying ‘we’ there was an error in judgment, which in turn caused an error in intention…if I am understanding the issue correctly. Now,Continue reading “Monday, 21 February 2022”

Saturday, 12 February 2022

MASCOTS The world of advertisements is filled with mascots, those loveable, trustable images that represent any one of thousands of products. Sometimes, they are called product reps or a spokesman (a spokesperson?) Generally, mascots should be cute and endearing so that we feel a kind of friendship with the mascot. This friendship brings with itContinue reading “Saturday, 12 February 2022”

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

GIFTS Now that most holidays are over and gift giving is focused mainly on birthday gifts, I started thinking about gifts. These are something that we give to each other, but the rules, customs and items vary enormously…to the point that some variations on the theme are not considered gifts at all. These variations includeContinue reading “Tuesday, 11 January 2022”