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Word Nerd: What’s an ‘at’ symbol? Hard to pronounce, mostly
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Word Nerd: What’s an ‘at’ symbol? Hard to pronounce, mostly

I asked him for his email address to which he replied, “It’s umuellerklammeraffegmail.com.”

Word Nerd: The co-opting of the word “elite”
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Word Nerd: The co-opting of the word “elite”

Surely billionaire Donald Trump, who was born into a rich family, is also an elite?

Let’s Talk About It: Helping ease the transition
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Let’s Talk About It: Helping ease the transition

Moving, in the best of times, is ranked as one of the top stressful events in life.

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Financial Fitness: Annuities — the RRIF alternative

While RRIFs are suitable for most retirees, they aren’t for everybody. For some, an annuity may be a better choice.

Flavour Guy: Take this story and stuff it
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Flavour Guy: Take this story and stuff it

Where did all this stuff come from?

Generations Foundation: Student awarded computer for hard work, positive attitude
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Generations Foundation: Student awarded computer for hard work, positive attitude

The graduation ceremony is a highlight at any age and at the elementary school level, it is no less relevant.

Financial Fitness: Socially responsible investing
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Financial Fitness: Socially responsible investing

If you’re concerned about social and ethical issues, why not speak out with your investment portfolio?

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Flavour Guy: It took me 68 years to become a balaboost

It was the lawnmower that did it. We have a cottage in P.E.I. Why P.E.I?

Word Nerd: What’s in a Word of the Year?
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Word Nerd: What’s in a Word of the Year?

We are constantly bombarded by new English words and meanings to words, so why not honour these innovations?

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Flavour Guy: This Old Man remembers That Old Man, better known as Dad

“Hey old man,” my daughter calls me. And I laugh, wearing the phrase lightly. I don’t consider myself old (who does?).