Category: BrewNSpew Cafe 2018/2019

BrewNSpew Cafe – July 9, 2018

“A philosopher operates with deductions. A sophist operates with paradoxes. A “public intellectual” operates with buzzwords.” – Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski § “Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.” – John Adams Word of the week–sophistry-(noun)-the use of fallacious arguments, especially with the intention of…

BrewNSpew Cafe – July 2, 2019

“In all the mad incongruity, the turgid stultiloquy of life, I felt, at least, securely anchored to myself. Whatever the vacillations of other people, I thought myself terrifically constant. But now, here I am, dragging a frayed line, and my anchor gone.” ― John Steinbeck, Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional…

BrewNSpew Cafe – June 25, 2018

“Let discernment be your trustee, and mistakes your teacher.” ― T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence” Word of the week–discerning (adjective)-showing good or outstanding judgment or understanding. Synonyms-perceptive, keen, sharp, Discerning decisions beckon common sense yet not an easy task. Those who are undiscerning only weigh…

BrewNSpew Cafe – June 18, 2018

 “True class can never receive the highest grade..for its grade is endless”― Denise Newsome Bowtie people acting cool and swanky Their acre of the world posh and classy Busybodies rubberneck at them blankly Tilted personas considered bold and brassy Perhaps a U-turn will make one a winner Ousting moments of being overly flashy Noodle the thought…

BrewNSpew Cafe – June 11, 2018

Tuesday Chatter Café has changed its name to BrewNSpew Café. BrewNSpew Café is open 24/7. Posts from BrewNSpew Café will be published on Monday. “There is nothing permanent except change”- Heraclitus Word of the week–transmogrify-verb (humorous)-transform, especially in a surprising or magical manner. verb: transmogrify; 3rd person present: transmogrifies; past tense: transmogrified; past participle: transmogrified; gerund or present participle: transmogrifying…

Tuesday Chatter Weekly – June 4, 2018

“When a writer tries to explain too much, he’s out of time before he begins.” ― Isaac Bashevis Singer Word of the week–verbosity-noun-the quality of using more words than needed; wordiness synonyms-prolixity, redundancy, turgidity There’s no simplicity with verbosity and the gasp I can’t grasp Yet a mind with great velocity eases the struggles of a…

Tuesday Chatter Weekly – May 28, 2018

“Jargon is a sure sign that intelligence has lost its way.” ― Marty Rubin Word of the week-obfuscate-verb-render obscure, unclear, unintelligible synonyms-obscure, blur, confuse, perplex, baffle, befuddle, bemuse Jibber jabber that doesn’t matter Infotainment or entertainment Intended to flatter or merely to clatter Liar, liar, pants on fire  Do dog-eared pages make us inquire Do you…