Monthly Archives: March 2012

Wouldya Like to Take a Survey?

(and you get bonus points if you can identify the reference in the title) So a couple of friends have planted a seed of an idea in my head. Which, because my brain is full of fertilizer (quiet, you!), the … Continue reading

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One Size Does Not Fit All

On a forum about geeks and inclusiveness (two things near and dear to my heart), somebody who is a social worker posted about the importance of what they termed “person-first language.” For example, “That Word Grrl has a disability,” rather … Continue reading

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Once in a Blue Moon

As part of its effort to recognize people with rare diseases, the FDA has declared Feb. 29 to be Rare Disease Day. Speaking as somebody with one of those rare diseases, I find myself more than a little offended by … Continue reading

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