James C.
Subscriber since: February 2014
Location: Blakeslee, PA
About Me
I am a 62 year old Professor of Writing at Kean University. I love writing, thinking about words, and playing with language. Case in point--my wife brings me a clean pair of britches and says "Here's a pair of pants you can change into." I immediately think that this could mean 1: that I could insert my legs into the pants and pull them up around my hips, or 2: I could magically transform into a pair of pants. I told my wife about this conundrum and she just rolled her eyes and went on with the laundry. She does laundry--I do dishes.
My students like me because I have this strange notion that the University should be about them, not about the careers of faculty or administration. Weird, huh?
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Favorite Word:

I like this word because of how it sounds. It's one of those words that sound cool but are about things that are not cool. Kind of like "diarrhea."
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Least Favorite Word:

This word makes me want to go to sleep.
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Favorite Quote:

"God created Man because he was disappointed in the monkey"
- Mark Twain