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Dumb Things that People Say in Court

There is something about being in a courtroom that seems to activate the dumbest parts of the human brain. Here are some examples: Lawyer: “Was that the same nose you broke as a child?”Witness: “I only have one, you know.” Lawyer: “Now, Mrs. Johnson, how was your first marriage terminated?”Witness: “By death.”Lawyer: “And by whose death was …

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“More Than Words” Music Videos — Before and After

Have you seen the Jimmy Fallon/Jack Black redux of this all-time favorite song of Word People everywhere…”More than Words” by Extreme? Here is the original version and the redone version. Just how perfect is this? Original Version: New Version: Source: Huffington Post

[TECHNICAL ILLUSTRATION] Celebrating the Google Doodle!

Who among us has not spent way too much time noodling with a Google Doodle? These special, temporary alterations of the Google logo are often used to celebrate holidays, people, achievements, and events. Sometimes they are just a whole lot of fun, too! Did you know that the first Google Doodle was created in honor …

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[WORD PEOPLE] April Is National Poetry Month!

Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month, held every April, is the “largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture.” April is also springtime, and springtime is the season …

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[ENTERTAINMENT] 13 Ridiculous Southern Expressions

Have you have ever spoken with anyone from ProEdit? If so, you quickly realized that most of us are from the South (Cumming, GA, specifically). Folks say we talk kinda funny. We think we sound quite normal. Here are 13 Southern expressions. Are they weird? You be the judge: “Like a cat on a hot tin roof.”Cats …

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[ENTERTAINMENT] Crazy St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

As you are enjoying your favorite St. Patrick’s Day traditions, you might enjoy reading about some of these. Erin go bragh! According to Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade Hot Springs, Arkansas takes pride in hosting the shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade. All 98 feet of Bridge Street, which was named the shortest street in the world …

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[WORD PEOPLE] Text Art by Huy Lam

Vietnamese-born photographer and artist Huy Lam is a different kind of Word Person. He uses recurring words and phrases in tiny four-point type to create beautiful portraits of modern and historical icons. Check out some of his amazing work. Huy Lam’s version of Van Gogh’s famous self portrait looks pretty normal from far away. But …

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Funny Job Interview Spoof Videos!

Here are a few of our favorite job interview spoof videos. Enjoy! 1. Evil Panel Interview—Overly Negative Employer Applying Pressure on the Interviewer 2. The Origin of Job Interviews  3. IT Interviews Gone Wrong