Welcome Guest!
 Previous Message All Messages Next Message 
Take Our Word For It Issue 130  Melanie Crowley
 Jul 18, 2001 22:18 PDT 


Hello, world!

**This Week**

As we're half-staffed this week, we've re-run a previous Spotlight, one
about which we received a lot of positive feedback. In Words to the
Wise, however, we discuss five new words/phrases: mistletoe, hip! hip!
hurray!, hold the fort, blue blood, and throw one's hat into the ring.
In Curmudgeons' Corner, a guestmudgeon complains about redundancy and we
ask readers for their input. In Sez You... we hear from several
different readers about several different topics (as usual!), and in
Laughing Stock we print a newspaper article that a reader kindly sent
us, and that had us giggling.


No NOE this week. It's that darned half-staffed thing getting in the
way again!

**The Other Half of the Staff**

Mike's doing fine and appreciates your kind messages. He's recovering
rapidly and should be back to his smart-aleck self in time to co-write
next week's issue. Thanks for your patience!

Until next week,
Melanie and Mike
Take Our Word For It
 Previous Message All Messages Next Message 
  Check It Out!

  Topica Channels
 Best of Topica
 Art & Design
 Books, Movies & TV
 Food & Drink
 Health & Fitness
 News & Information
 Personal Finance
 Personal Technology
 Small Business
 Travel & Leisure
 Women & Family

  Start Your Own List!
Email lists are great for debating issues or publishing your views.
Start a List Today!

© 2001 Topica Inc. TFMB
Concerned about privacy? Topica is TrustE certified.
See our Privacy Policy.