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Wall-E for President

I just saw Wall-E with the family. It’s rare for me to suggest that we all go see a movie — my wife is the cinema buff. But I had read outstanding reviews, and it is a Pixar film, so I went in with high expectations, and was satisfied. It didn’t knock my socks off; the “Daddy, is he really dead?” ending was predictable — I think the death of…

Active and Passive Verbs (Dennis G. Jerz, Seton Hill University)

Active verbs form more efficient and more powerful sentences than passive verbs. This document will teach you why and how to prefer active verbs. (Active and Passive Verbs) I’m slowly rolling out a new template for my online handouts. For years, I’ve been using Dreamweaver to manage my academic website, but I don’t have a copy of the program on my laptop, so I can only update my handouts when…