Two Words: Were / Where

Has anyone else noticed a recent uptick in the frequency with which people misspell “where” as “were”? That is, leaving out the “h”? Resulting in written sentences like “I wonder were I left my car keys?” I’ve seen this a … Continue reading

One Word: Turmeric

The word “turmeric” fascinates me. So, for that matter, does the actual spice — as distinct from the word. Here’s the scoop: Turmeric powder ranges in color from bright yellow to deep orange. It has a pungent, gingery-peppery flavor and … Continue reading