there was a god, but she died laughing…

“Homophones, as any English grammarian can tell you, are words that sound the same but have different meanings and often different spellings such as be and bee, through and threw, which and witch, their and there.

“This concept is taught early on to foreign students learning English because it can be confusing to someone whose native language does not have that feature.

“But when the social-media specialist for a private Provo-based English language learning center wrote a blog explaining homophones, he was let go for creating the perception that the school promoted a gay agenda.

“Tim Torkildson says after he wrote the blog on the website of his employer, Nomen Global Language Center, his boss and Nomen owner Clarke Woodger, called him into his office and told him he was fired.

“As Torkildson tells it, Woodger said he could not trust him and that the blog about homophones was the last straw.

“Now our school is going to be associated with homosexuality,” Woodger complained, according to Torkildson, who posted the exchange on his Facebook page…

Salt Lake Trib

Drought Map for July 29th 2014

California’s turning into a cinder…

“almost two tons of wet, putrescible waste” on a deadbeat’s drive…

best guerrilla marketing evah… LINK

Trash hauler cited for illegal dumping in Red Wing [photo by City of Red Wing]

“A trash hauler was fined Monday night by the Red Wing City Council for dumping “almost two tons of wet, putrescible waste” on a customer’s driveway in apparent retaliation for an unpaid bill.”

The city fined him a ton… they should’ve fined him $1, if anything. Actually they should’ve fined the deadbeat provoking the trash hauler. Anyway, for all your garbage needs, give P.I.G. (Paul’s Industrial Garbage) a call 715-792-5209