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The Bridge Painter

By Scott H. Lewis [email protected]     The government agency that operates San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge has a dedicated team of more than 30 full-time painters engaged in a never-ending effort to keep…

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February 6, 2018

Winning Over Non-Native Speakers

Winning Over Non-Native Speakers   By Scott H. Lewis [email protected]   In university, I briefly took a geography course from a professor whose English was heavily accented with his native Italian. Try as I might,…

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October 12, 2017

Tell Me a Story

Tell Me a Story   By Scott H. Lewis [email protected]   My mother was a journalist and my father was a seaman. Dad told better stories. Mom was sensible, forthright and logical. Dad had sea…

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September 7, 2017

The Fish Broker’s Secret

The Fish Broker’s Secret By Scott H. Lewis [email protected]   I love to ask, “Who was that person?” The reservations agent answers, “It was just a guy checking rates. He didn’t give his name.” The…

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May 22, 2017