With all the “green” metaphors flying around these days, perhaps this was bound to happen: Fees imposed for environmental initiatives have been turned into “green fees.” Sound familiar? Golf coursesContinue reading
I could say that this headline is in bad taste, but, um … maybe I shouldn’t. I could say that even for the Brits, this seems a lickle over theContinue reading
This grammatical lapse in Maureen Dowd’s column in The New York Times brings Mrs. Malaprop to mind (“… she might reprehend the true meaning of what she is saying”).
What she meant, of course, was “neck and neck,” like horses at a track or ostriches on the way to wherever ostriches go in a hurry. …Continue reading
I know of only two ways to go green in the bathroom.
And if I find myself going green in either of those ways, I’ll probably call a doctor.
Then again, after I did some searching, I found that perhaps I’m not creative enough in the bathroom. …
Yes, “battery” is the correct legal term for a beating, and this, no doubt, was taken directly from a police report.
But when I read this, all I could imagine was a crushed AAA lying in the gutter. Or maybe it was a nine-volt.Continue reading