Friday, June 14, 2019

Shooting the messenger: I didn't read this article fully.

"Shooting the messenger" is a metaphoric phrase used to describe the act of blaming the bearer of bad news. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_the_messenger


don't shoot the messenger

said to warn someone not to be angry with the person who tells them something bad

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Grammarly says this about my writing...yippee! You're quite the word-wonder!

You were more productive than 75% of Grammarly users.
You were more accurate than 66% of Grammarly users.

You used more unique words than 83% of Grammarly users.

57,699 total words checked by Grammarly since Aug 24, 2018 (2,020 last week)

Monday, June 10, 2019

veterans' preference

: preferential treatment given qualified veterans of the U.S. armed forces under federal or state law specifically : special consideration (as by allowance of points) on a civil service examination

Friday, June 7, 2019

over and out

said when you are talking to someone by radio in order to end the conversation:
"Thank you, control tower. Over and out."