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No, I will not be enabling print trolls

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No, I will not be enabling print trolls

I have a rather nasty sense of humour and say the most awful things, usually for the shock effect but I don't really mean them. So when I tell people I know about these trustwordie cards, this is a typical conversation: Everyone: 'Oh, are you going to write really mean, nasty cards? That would be so funny.'  Me: 'Eh no, they're going to be random words of kindness to help people connect in the real world.' Everyone: 'You're joking, right?' Me: 'Eh no, there are enough horrible people online trolling people on social without enabling them to bully and harass people directly to...

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Steal like an Artist for the trustwordie passion project

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Steal like an Artist for the trustwordie passion project

can't remember exactly where the idea for trustwordie came from but reading Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon got me thinking about a little sideline passion project so here we are today. 

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Like I don't like, Like

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Like I don't like, Like

In Ireland, particularly in Wexford where I live, we say 'like' a lot, an awful lot. 'You know, Like', 'I don't think so, Like', 'I don't like it. Like', you get the gist, Like. In fact, Joseph O'Connor, a famous Irish writer (and brother to singer Sinead) wrote a really good radio diary called 'Like, Like' that captures this linguistic quirk.  On social media, we like even more. I too have double tapped more than I care to count but I've learnt my lesson. I once speed-liked a beautiful photo taken by a casual acquaintance. It was a lovely shot of the water/harbour at...

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