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Kelly Shepherd


Kelly Shepherd's poems have been published in chapbooks, at DailyHaiku.org and in the Gwangju News, Writing Companion and other periodicals in North America and Korea. He is a landscaper, ESL teacher and ESL writer. He hails from B.C. and is living in Edmonton.

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WRITING QUESTIONS, QUANDARIES & PICKLES

Why doesn’t anyone in North America say barmy for balmy? According to my research, Barmy came first and still enjoys a jolly life. But most North American dictionaries don’t even mention the earlier Scots barmy. 

Simon McGavin, Cyberspace

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