The Sponsored Post Brigade

I’m not sure what’s going on with this blog, and my verified Facebook page, but over the last few months, I’ve been getting lots of requests — more than usual — to add paid links in my old articles as well as being offered “thousands of dollars” to post advertising on my Facebook page.

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Yeah, I’m Olde Skool and Proud of It!

Okay!  I’m “Old School” — actually, “Olde Skool,” and proud of it!  The other day, I was in the WordPress.com support forum trying to help someone who was having Quotation Marks trouble, and I offered this bit of well-worn advice:

In my experience on WordPress.com, the quotation marks get turned around if you’re an old-school typist like me where you insert two spaces after a period — or somesuch — instead of one space. Removing the extra space usually rights the wrong-facing quote mark, and I only see the mistake when the post is published, not in either edit view.

Yes, I was self-identifying as “Olde Skool” — but I didn’t expect to have my label confirmed by WordPress.com staff!  Ha!

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