Monthly Archives: May 2016

Remember: Memorial Day Is For Dead Veterans

Memorial Day in the U.S. goes back to 1868, when it was always observed on May 30th, as a day to decorate the graves of the Civil War dead with flowers. Until 1967, it was called Decoration Day, although references to Memorial Day can be found as far back as... - MORE -

The Internet Is Going To Get Smaller

Smaller in the sense that most of the rule-makers about whether or not we capitalize certain words have decided that the internet no longer deserves the status of having a capital “I”. It’s a generic word, says the New York Times. Posted by Tim Morrissey... - MORE -