Watch your neck, Mrs. Malaprop

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. …

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It’s time to close the door on ‘going green’

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. …

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