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Where did the "t" come from?

Published March 27, 2012

In the most recent past, maybe the last year or so, I have noticed that more and more people are pronouncing the "t" in the word "often." I understand that English is a living language and constantly adjusts itself to the introduction of new words, like "internet" and "website," but when did it become acceptable to pronounce the "t" in "often"?


Shepherd's pie: Crusty in a good way

Published Dec. 13, 2009

Shepherd's pie -- sometimes referred to as "cottage pie" -- is one of the staples in the world of English / Irish comfort food. The dish was invented in the 1700s as a way to maximize leftover meat and potatoes, and still serves that purpose today. Here is a list of Milwaukee restaurants that serve shepherd's pie.

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A Crisis Buffet

Wednesday July 7th, 2010 - Chicago, IL   I said I wanted to make Wednesdays my booking day each week, but this is ridiculous. I ended up running around most of the day trying to make deadlines, and the level of stress I was operating under was somewhere between conniption fit and full t...

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