Actually, I KNOW that doesn’t mean what you think it means.

Mini-rant of the day: Well-known and popular are not synonymous; they do not mean the same thing.

A few minutes ago, I saw (again) something in an infographic on Pinterest described as “not very popular” instead of “not well-known.” Okay, you may be thinking, perhaps the pinner really does mean “not very popular. She’s referring, however, to human senses that exist in addition to the basic five, senses that most people don’t think about as senses: balance, motion, timing, etc.

The pin appears on a writing board. This is why we can’t have nice things, friends… *sigh*

About Thomas Weaver

For several years, I’ve been putting my uncanny knack for grammar and punctuation, along with an eclectic mental collection of facts, to good use as a Wielder of the Red Pen of Doom (editor). I'm physically disabled, and I currently live with my smugly good-looking twin Paul, who writes military science fiction and refuses to talk about his military service because he can’t. Sometimes Paul and I collaborate on stories, and sometimes I just edit whatever he writes. It's worked out rather well so far. My list of non-writing-related jobs from the past includes librarian, art model, high school teacher, science lab gofer… Although I have no spouse or offspring to tell you about, I do have six cats. (The preferred term is "Insane Cat Gentleman.") I currently spend my time blogging, reading, editing, and fending off cats who like my desk better than my twin’s.
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