Stella the dog lives with a speech-language pathologist and has been using a soundboard to "say" several dozen words, raising hopes that someday the show "Dog With A Blog" may come to life. Plus: Quilty the cat likes to spend his nights freeing the other cats at the animal shelter.
Scientific papers can be wild. When they refer to “unplanned rapid disassembly," that’s an academic way of saying “accidentally exploded.”
When I finally sit down and write my screenplay ("Pyromaniac Hobos in Boxcar Heat") I'll make sure these quotes are in there, and that the subtitles use more standard language. It'll be my own little literacy program!