Author Archives: lonelemming

About lonelemming

18-year-old student at the University of Waterloo studying in a Legal Studies and Business Co-op program.

Get on your dancing shoes

If you asked me how my first contact lens fitting went, I would say it was awful. While this answer provides you with a general “bad vibe” about the experience, if I answered instead with, “it was like a four-year-old … Continue reading

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Wherever Death Will Take Me

I’ve found it extremely difficult to express my thoughts on religion.  One of my youth pastors defined his journey with Christianity as wrestling with God, much like Jacob in Genesis. For me, it is not as close as wrestling; it … Continue reading

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Hip-hip-hooray?

As my voice against ‘grammar Jews’ and mainstream listeners gets more pointed and pronounced, people have begun attempting to persuade me that I am in fact, a hipster. Knowing me, I ran straight to the dictionary. The dictionary informed me … Continue reading

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Fluorescent Adolescent

I always give the same answer whenever I’m asked what music I listen to: There are three types of music I will listen to: 1) Music that is technically challenging 2) Music that has lyrics that are about something relevant … Continue reading

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The “66 and 99” disease

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a pandemic, an epidemic, and it’s spreading at a rate similar to that of the average person’s legal infractions on the road: 3 signs per night (this statistic is totally “legitimate”). This is right, people. … Continue reading

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Grammar Links

I have had a few people send me some fantastic links about language and grammar since I began writing my blogs and I’d like to share some of my favourites with you. The Alot Is Better Than You At Everything- … Continue reading

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The Rain of the Typo Tryant?

Please tell me you noticed that the title says “rain” instead of “reign.” Thank you, I knew you guys could do it. I’m going to start with a quote from John Wayne. He said that, “Life is hard but it … Continue reading

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