Much like your significant other, sometimes there is just no predicting what will set off a monumental disaster.
Understanding all the connotations a word has and picking the one that best suits your purposes is one of the most critical skills you can have when writing or public speaking.
As America starts looking more secular and less like Pat Robertson's 1950s-era dream board, I suspect a few of the sillier elements of Christian culture are going to disappear forever.
I've worked as a veterinary tech for seven years, and I've seen people make all kinds of stupid decisions with regard to their furry friends.
The fact is there are certain areas of life in which men will inevitably be superior to women, and other areas where women are leaps and bounds ahead of men.
Thanks to pop culture, we feel we have a pretty firm grip on hostage negotiation procedure. But we learned that the movies had wildly misinformed us about the reality of hostage negotiation.
As a grown woman and a mom of middle school daughters, I'm convinced that the new wave of viral ads are just as pandering and insulting as the things they're trying to prevent.
A lot of places that we think of as 'modern' are still trailing stray bits of old-school technology, like a Van Halen cassette whose magnetic tape has gotten caught in the back wheel of a flying car.
Nobody involved in these ads likely had anything but the best of intentions, which is why it's all the funnier.
At the age of 30, I underwent surgery to replace my kidneys with one that my mom had donated. And if that sounds like a pretty straightforward operation, well ...