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Honey's main interests are online dating, long distance dating, and long term relationships. She met her boyfriend on MySpace and they have been exclusive since their first date over three years ago. Currently they live in Tempe, Arizona. Honey graduated with her PhD in Composition and Rhetoric in May 2009. You can contact Honey via email here or online here.


So this isn’t the first time that I’ve heard the term shopportunistic bandied about lately.  I don’t remember the first – I subscribe to a lot of personal finance sites, so it could have been anywhere – but the latest is on a Marshall’s commercial.  I first noticed this only because every time the commercial came on (I was actually watching something live, can you believe it?) I looked up, confused.  I could swear that the woman in the commercial is Brenda Strong, the actress who plays the dead narrator, Mary Alice Young, in Desperate Housewives.
And then I realized that’s exactly why they hired her (or someone who sounds incredibly like her) to do the voice-over.  After five seasons, America’s used to hearing her only as a voice narrating events.  I know it made me listen.

I need some new dress shirts for work.  Hey!  I heard there was a sale at Marshall’s…

  • http://casualencounters.com/blog/ Janak

    I hadn’t heard that word. Now I have. I basically don’t approve of it, which I think means it’s destined for ubiquity.

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  • http://honeyandlance.com Honey

    Unlike ubiquity, which for whatever reason has been relegated to the arcane 😉

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