Daily Archives: Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Music City moment

Music City moment: On the way to-and-from the Tuesday-evening mandolin lessons of the 14-year-old in my house, he and I lately have been listening to Vanderbilt’s student radio station, WRVU. The station’s eclectic programming means that on the way to … Continue reading

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A prediction

A prediction: If Russell Beattie is correct in his prediction that Apple will have a mobile phone within 18 months, then I’m sure some of the folks I hang out with every day will predict I’ll be waiting at the … Continue reading

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Word up

Word up: The word “blog” would like to thank all the little people who have helped it become Merriam-Webster’s word of the year, 2004. I will not make any predictions about Time’s “little people of the year” going in a … Continue reading

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Make mine a no-fat triple-shot weasle snot latte (no foam)

Make mine a no-fat triple-shot weasle snot latte (no foam): Language logger Mark Libermann serves up the tall and venti on Starbucks lingo, including Dave Barry’s guess at the meaning of the word venti (weasle snot) which I think we … Continue reading

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Custom publishing update

Custom publishing update: Here’s an interesting brand extension. Direct Marketer, Penzeys Spices, is launching a magazine, Penzeys One. Quote from Bill Penzeys’s introduction letter: Another key difference is who gets to be the hero of our magazine. It won’t be … Continue reading

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