Hypermiling: New Oxford American Dictionary Word of the Year

| November 10, 2008

The New Oxford American Dictionary has a new official Word of the Year: hypermiling.  “Hypermiling” or “to hypermile” is to attempt to maximize gas mileage by making fuel-conserving adjustments to one’s car and one’s driving techniques. Rather than aiming for good mileage or even great mileage, hypermilers seek to push their gas tanks to the […]

Gov. Palin to talk with Greta Van Susteren “On The Record”

| November 10, 2008

There are times I feel sympathetic for the Palin family after seeing the treatment from the opposition, the media and by some of the McCain campaign operatives; much of it is  unfair. On the other hand, when “glancing out of her living room window” (above) that just plane [pun intended] has me envious — life […]

GM, Ford and Circuit City taint a positive market open

| November 10, 2008

General Motors (GM) opens at $3.60/share on Monday, and Ford (F) flirts with holding on to the $2/share price as both beg for a government bailout. There have been strong hints of bankruptcy in the GM camp, while one of the big electronics retailers Circuit City (CC) has decided to seek Chapter 11. Still technology […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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