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That’s Not My Name

“Sticks and stones may break my bones,” goes the rhyme, “but words will never hurt me.” If only that were true. The truth is that words come loaded with power and meaning and at any stage in life name calling is a damaging thing. There is one guy who has called me some really negative things;┬áit’s usually in moments of frustration or anger or sadness but that doesn’t make it all right. If this person was anyone else, I imagine that I’d have given in to anger and yelled at them in return, or else just frozen them out of...
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God Calls You…

Last year a close friend got married and, as a post-wedding treat, I thought that I would take his phone and implement a fiendish plan. We’d lived together before he got married so I knew the name that he affectionately calls his wife and thus was born the best wedding present ever. It was a simple matter of relieving him of his phone and editing the keyboard shortcuts so that whenever he lovingly typed her name, the phone would auto correct it to call her Princess Precious Babycakes La La Boo. You can imagine how grateful they are, as a...
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Wrestlemania

The idea of wearing lycra and grappling around on the floor with another dude has never been one that I overly liked. I’m just throwing that out there. While I understand that there are many people who enjoy wrestling, it’s never been that high up on my to do list. The olympic version looks a touch too painful, while the entertainment version that’s such big business across the pond always had a bit too much glamour and script and not enough actual sport. I can’t deny however that it’s something that has stood the test of time. From Heracles wrestling...
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