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My Lie-Lay Conundrum

Image of computer with lie-lay Post It notes.

I realize that one sign of impending codgerdom is the urge to rant – or even write a letter to the offending newspaper – when you spot an egregious grammatical error in print. Where have all the hawk-eyed copy editors … Read more »

Swagger Like Dick LeBeau?

Dick LeBeau, coach of the Steelers' defense

Words come and words go, and words shift their connotations all the time. An old truth, but a recent Washington Post article on a Georgetown basketball win really brought this home to me once again. In reporter Tarik El-Bashir’s words:

Ras: Dr. J and the Urban Dictionary