Correcting Your Behavior Since 2017

April 6, 2020

As we've often pointed out, misused quotation marks can make for some very confusing messages. And yet, the virus-like trend persists, with cases of quotation mark abuse continuing...

March 30, 2020

You know who we haven’t heard from in a while? The positive thinkers. It seems that ever since the coronavirus dismantled all our lives, there’s been nary so much as a pe...

March 23, 2020

When dining out, Mrs. Curmudgeon and I will occasionally order a glass of wine each with dinner. And while I do enjoy the wine, I have never understood the maniacal obsession some...

March 16, 2020

So let’s see . . . is anything new happening? Ah yes, the plague. I had some concern early on that this very serious situation might dampen my curmudgeonly spirit and leave me with...

March 9, 2020

True story: The Curmudgeon has hit his head. And since my doctor has prescribed "brain rest" while they diagnose, I'm to avoid the computer, TV, phone, and almost assuredly, rantin...

March 2, 2020

There’s been much talk lately about the issue of pay inequity. And yes, most people who discuss the matter are focused on the disparity between what men and women are paid for the...

February 24, 2020

Attention! Attention! A stronghold has been breached! I repeat, a stronghold has been breached!

The other day, I received a W-2 form in the mail from an employer. (Yes, I work. Wh...

February 17, 2020

This piece was originally posted on February 18th, 2019. I thought it merited another airing.

This past week, many Americans celebrated Valentine’s Day, an annual event des...

February 10, 2020

Well, another week has come and gone. And to my constant utter dismay, people still aren’t behaving as they ought to. And since the stated mission below my blog’s title is “Correct...

February 3, 2020

I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream . . . or so the saying goes. Frankly, there are many things to scream about—things far more scream-inducing than flavored frozen m...

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