Digby

Digby

Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China

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  • Joined: December 2007

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Planet Editing

I’ve just launched a new website for one of my businesses called Planet Editing. We specialize in English editing and proofreading of academic articles for journal publication. If you know any one with this kind of need or could create a link from your own website, I’d appreciate it. / Thanks
Posted over 5 years – Leave a comment

A funny email doing the traps.

Dear Employees, / Due to the current financial situation caused by the slowdown in the economy, Management has decided to implement a scheme to put workers of 40 years of age and above on early retirement. This scheme will be known as RAPE (Retire Aged People Early). / Persons selected to be RAPED can apply to management to be considered for the SHAFT scheme (Special Help After Forced Termination…
Posted about 6 years – 1 comments

Pissed it away so fast

How’s my 9 year old daughter taking to singing whatever I’m playing in the car or she’s heard on the radio. A year ago, I had this old Jimmy Buffet number reworked by Jack Johnson playing in the car, she’d heard it so many times before long she was singing: / “But I’ve done my share of smugglin’, / I’ve run my share of grass, / Made enough money to…
Posted over 6 years – 2 comments

The Strange Machine

At my school, I run regular creative writing competitions. The students are all learning English as a foreign language. They take four hours of classes a week. Having learned Japanese and Chinese for years as well as Spanish at university and only ever reaching reasonable competency, I’m astounded by the natural flare and creativity of my students. Here is the last winner. / The Strange Mac…
Posted about 7 years – 3 comments