Tag: language

And the Wind Cried Mary

Sadly, I still haven't had time to properly respond to Ed Heckman's difficulties with the Church's beliefs concerning Mary. I did get one answer to my call for rebuttals from the peanut gallery. Here's Anonymous' defense of Marian doctrines. The opinions expressed by him/her may or may not reflect my beliefs or the beliefs of …

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A Wicked and False Religion?

Like I said, the Church has PR problems. Rand, of A Pattern of Sound Words, asserts: "A Christian Roman Catholic, to me, is as opposite as a Nazi Jew. One cannot be a follower of Christ and be a follower of Romanism at the same time. Why? Because the Romanist worships a god different than …

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Linguistic Gymnastics

God forbid they call this “fetus” what it really is – a child. If an 8-month fetus survives a C-section, it’s called a baby. If it survives being removed by psychos, it’s still a fetus. If a child dies after birth, it’s called a dead baby. If it dies after a murder and amateur surgery, …

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Blessed Advent and Joyous Christmas!

Archbishop Chaput of Denver, a guy that strikes me as the coolest episcopos since Fulton Sheen, has suggested that Christians stop using the phrase “Happy Holidays”. “We don’t celebrate a generic excuse for gift-giving. We celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.”

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Dude, Check Out This Research!

Since this research was performed in Pittsburgh and I frequently use the word “dude” myself, I couldn’t resist posting this. Linguist Deciphers Uses of Word ‘Dude’ PITTSBURGH – Dude, you’ve got to read this. A linguist from the University of Pittsburgh has published a scholarly paper deconstructing and deciphering the word “dude,” contending it is …

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