Stretching a Word

Standing and waiting in the grocery store checkout line used to be a shopper’s “free” time convenient for catching up on the latest scandal from Hollywood splashed across the face of The National Inquirer. But it appears our human species has now evolved to spend that idle time communicating via emails on cell phones. Weekly, … More Stretching a Word

Research Gone Wrong

Today’s savvy readers recognize when an author is distorting reality by plumping up sketchy material with well-meaning yet incorrect facts: Stereotyped military personnel Overblown courtroom drama Detectives wielding revolvers that automatically eject bullet casings Physicians who glibly provide their patient’s diagnosis to a stranger over the telephone I come from a lengthy background working in … More Research Gone Wrong