Day two of fourteen …
first if you didn’t visit on Monday the first of February.
So, another trick this “old dog” wants to learn is how to remove excessive carbohydrates from her diet. Well, I know how to remove them, but I’d like to train my hand to stop shoving them into my mouth. IDK why … but when the evening hours roll in there’s something comforting about my leather couch, fleece pajamas and a bag of Kettle chips … my children in bed, the fire roaring, my husband snoring in the chair next to me and my faithful Lab nestled under my feet … and, a bag of Kettle chips (incase I didn’t mention that before). Gruff! Well moving on … my fourteen day plan for the carbs is to chain myself to the far reaches of my house from six pm to six am … no? Again, gruff! Well, I guess this dog is going to have to retrain herself so if any one has any great tricks out there, please, let me know …
And now for JANE
… and because everyone has those ‘things’ that bother them … I give you Rule #15 for writing numbers: Hyphenate all compound numbers from twenty-one through ninety-nine.
All of them … ALL OF THEM!
I cannot tell you how many people mess this one up – and for once, this is a rule that I know and that I have imbedded in the frontal lobe of my brain and henceforth drives me crazy when I see forty nine instead of forty-nine.
BTW, if the English language was phonetic and made any sense at all, then shouldn’t forty be spelled fourty?
Am I right?
Or am I right??
(I mean why is fourteen not forteen if fourty is forty??)
Oh, and one other little thing for JANE
… FYI there is no such word as irregardless.
Regardless (in spite of, without regard) is THE word you, I, we … intend to use.
xoxoxo until tomorrow! I know, I didn’t think I could really post two days in a row let alone fourteen but here we go!!! And leave Demi alone!