Former Cosby show star shamed for having a job gets job offer from Tyler Perry

Cosby Show Geoffrey Owens

  Events after the Trader Joe’s job-shaming incident. Owens has taught acting classes at Yale and has appeared on several television shows over the years such as The Affair and Lucifer, but he said no job has lasted more than 10 weeks. The Trader Joe’s gig gave him the flexibility to audition while earning a steady check. Owens has now quit his grocery store job that he had been at for 15 months because all of the new-found attention made it impossible to remain working there. But, it’s likely that Owens will see a slew…

Daily Writing Tips – Suffixes of Quality

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This post lists suffixes—any group of letters attached to the end of a word, a base, or a phrase to convey a meaning related to that of the root element—that pertain to qualities. Examples of nouns featuring a particular suffix are provided after the suffix. Suffixes attached to words to refer to a quality of being or a state or condition include the following:-acity: perspicacity, capacity-an: partisan, urban-ance: attendance, balance-ate: apostate, reprobate-cracy: democracy, theocracy-cy: residency, privacy-dom: kingdom, wisdom-ence: sentience, abscence-ern: western, cavern-ery: bravery, effrontery-escence: effervescence, adolescence-ese: legalese, Chinese-esque: burlesque, grotesque-ete: aesthete, athlete-ette: kitchenette, cigarette-ful: handful, earful-gamy: monogamy, polygamy-gon: pentagon, polygon-hood: brotherhood, neighborhood-ia: absentia, dementia-ial: editorial, colonial-ian: pediatrician, patrician-ine: canine, feline-ity: gravity, hilarity-ization: organization, fertilization-less: fearless, homeless-let: inlet,…