OKAY: everything’s just fine


I never think about the word okay.   I just use it regularly without much thought.    Garner’s Modern American Usage says the term is a casualism, meaning that it’s not really an accepted word in good usage.  But I think Garner may be a little out of date with that thought.   In today’s experience of speaking […]

FUN: enjoyable, pleasurable


It should not be mysterious.  The word fun is well known and there is probably nobody reading this posting who has to ask themselves, “what does fun mean?”   It may well be one of the first words we learn as a child, mainly because that is what children do for a living.  They have fun…or […]