It’s not immaterial that much of her grammar wisdom came from her now-deceased father—
a stickler of the first order whose parental nurturing included lessons against the evils of split
infinitives right along with loving injunctions like “eat your vegetables” and “look both ways
before crossing the street.”
In effect, I was telling her: My Garner’s and Oxford and Chicago and Strunk and White and AP
can beat up your daddy (your dead daddy).
Why is this treatment fair? Why don’t money funds have to report a
market valueNAV? Because the securities inmoneymarket funds are of very
high quality and have only a very short time tomaturity. As a result, the odds
are very high that investors will get their money back when the securities
come due and that their values won’t vary much between now and then.
That means that the movements in the fund’s NAV will be small—usually
less than $0.005 or one-half cent per share.
Technology can be most broadly defined as the entities, both material and immaterial, created by the application of mental and physical effort in order to achieve some value. In this usage, technology refers to tools and machines that may be used to solve real-world problems. It is a far-reaching term that may include simple tools, such as a crowbar or wooden spoon, or more complex machines, such as a space station or particle accelerator. Tools and machines need not be material; virtual technology, such as computer software and business methods, fall under this definition of technology.
The following study is an exercise in traditional metaphysics. By ‘traditional’
I mean, somewhat tendentiously, to qualify that method of thinking
and those doctrines which, despite occasional interludes and conflicting interpretations,
embodied the prevalent school of philosophy for nearly two
By "Reincarnation" we mean the repeated incarnation, or embodiment in flesh, of the soul or immaterial part of man's nature. The term "Metempsychosis" is frequently employed in the same sense, the definition of the latter term being: "The passage of the soul, as an immortal essence, at the death of the body, into another living body." The term "Transmigration of Souls" is sometimes employed, the term being used in the sense of "passing from one body into another." But the term "Transmigration" is often used in connection with the belief of certain undeveloped races who held that the soul of...