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Fun Fact #29: Dickens and the English Language

  • December 19, 2019

Charles Dickens and his impact on the English Language. During the holiday season, we listen to music and read stories in a language that may be unfamiliar to us…Olde English. These works conjure up images of older, and sometimes arguably…

Serendipity Word In A Dictionary

Serendipity- a finding by chance.

  • December 4, 2019

What does serendipity mean? Just the word makes me smile. Serendipity is a meeting, event, or discovery by chance or accident. Unlike fate that may be predetermined, serendipity is purely unexpected…and wonderful. When you have spare time, grab some popcorn…

Fun Fact #28: It is Punctuation Day!

  • September 24, 2019

Good morning. It's National Punctuation Day 2019! (Can you feel my enthusiasm with that exclamation point?) What is National Punctuation Day? According to the website,, today is the 16th celebration of National Punctuation Day. It is celebrated every September…

Fun Fact #27: It is read a book day.

  • September 6, 2019

Reading and writing go hand in hand. At Put Another Way, we all love to read so today is an especially grand day to celebrate, other than National Chocolate or Cheese Day (yesterday was Cheese Pizza Day). Today is Read…

Farmer's Market Week

Fun Fact #26: It’s National Farmer’s Market Week.

  • August 5, 2019

“My grandfather used to say that once in your life you need a doctor, a lawyer, a policeman and a preacher but every day, three times a day, you need a farmer.” – Brenda Schoepp, respected speaker, author, consultant, and…

Fun Fact #25: The shortest sentence is….

  • June 24, 2019

“I am.” Ok, arguably, “Go!” could be the shortest sentence but for my purposes, we are going to use “I Am.” There are scholars who argue I am is not a complete sentence.  A complete sentence contains a subject and…

Fun Fact #24: Flag Day and Flag Facts.

  • June 14, 2019

Today is Flag Day and we thought we would share some fun facts about our country’s symbol of freedom. The first flag was not sewn by Betsy Ross. Congress adopted the American flag by resolution of the Second Continental Congress…

Fun Fact #23: May 17th is Pack Rat Day.

  • May 16, 2019

I am introducing Pack Rat Day in an effort to spark conversation about saving old things for ever and ever no matter the value. This applies to your business and your digital ‘life’ and storage. Why the term Pack Rat?…

Fun Fact #22: Crutch Words.

  • April 4, 2019

What are crutch words? Crutch words are words we use, often times repeatedly, when there is a gap in our thought process whether speaking or writing. Crutch words afford the speaker or writer with an opportunity to breathe or think…

Fun Fact #21: It is time to Spring Ahead!

  • March 7, 2019

It may not feel like it here in Upstate New York, but we are a mere few weeks away from the March Equinox on March 20th, at 5:58 pm EDT. This weekend we get one step closer to what seems…

Fun Fact #20: National Inventor’s Day!

  • February 12, 2019

February 11th is National Inventor’s Day. A day to celebrate and thank the men and women whose inventions make our modern day lives so much easier. Fun fact: President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the first National Inventors’ Day in 1983 and…

Fun Fact #19: What is a gridiron?

  • January 30, 2019

At Put Another Way, we do love sports yet sadly for us, we are Buffalo Bills fans and have not seen a Superbowl since 1994. With the big game coming this weekend, we thought we would look into some terms…