The soul has greater need of the ideal than the real for it is by the real that we exist, it is by the ideal that we live

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Ignorance is contagious

For the second time this week I have seen the word primer misused, mispronounced,or not used when it should have been. 

Radio host; "Give us a primer (prymer)

Today on CNN:

Nevada votes: a caucus explainer

These are folks who write and voice words that the American Public hears/reads every day. If they can't pronounce them, or probably even know them in the case of "explainer"how can the American Public be expected to hve any interest in finding out?

Get a fucking dictionary.

  1. prim·er introductory text: a book that provides an introduction to a topic

and so it goes: