Golden anniversary

Today is Word Nymph’s 50th blog post.  I never thought I’d have that much to say.

Milestones are good occasions to look back. 

In 50 blog posts I have learned:

  • Readers have as many peeves and curiosities as I do when it comes to language.  The ones they would like to explore further include “less” versus “fewer,” “use” versus “utilize,” “that” versus “who” and “that” versus “which,”  among others.
  • Most readers don’t take themselves or me too seriously, which is the object of the game here, though occasionally someone does school me with pronounced severity.
  • The search phrases leading to my blog (which I can see on the back end) are, shall we say, interesting.   I definitely underestimated the overall interest in anything nymphish.  Also, there are far more people interested in that silly mayonnaise commercial than I would have thought.  And far fewer people writing about it.  Hence, I might soon attain the title of Mayo Queen.  Thank you, Kraft!
  • I really shouldn’t blog before coffee.

Also on the occasion of this milestone, here’s what I’d like my readers to know:

  • If you see a typo in a post, check back later.  Chances are that it’s been fixed.  After the aforementioned coffee.
  • I appreciate your indulging this experiment of mine.  More than anything, your participation is what makes it fun. 

I hope you’ll stick around.


Filed under All Things Wordish, Family and Friends, Technology and Social Media

4 responses to “Golden anniversary

  1. Dianne Miller

    Congratulations on your milestone – you set the bar high with six posts a week and have kept up beautifully. I hope you take on text shorthand because OMG – U R GR8, LOL!!

  2. Priscilla

    Congrats! You have many addicted readers out there so keep it up! We love you! Priscilla and Steve

  3. William Greene

    Yes, I am also addicted to this refreshing breeze from the mind of our Monica.
    And since you made May 27 your ‘golden anniversary’, right on the heels of ‘the rest nest’, let me share that today is my parents’ 70th Wedding Anniversary; they are celebrating with me and my children at the BEACH !! I’ll let you know when they tire of the sun, sand, surf, shade and sea oats. Perhaps Dewey is not out of the question for you two after all.

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