Not long after Minnesota committed to Wisconsin, both states realized that they were dangling their participles. Embarrassed, they apologized toThorson and delicately reminded him that the recruiting process usually startsContinue reading
If we specify that a basement is underneath a building, does that imply that it could have been above the same building? And if that’s possible, where does that putContinue reading
You know those “raw-raw” leaders, don’t you?
You usually see them leading chants at Japanese restaurants:
“How do we like our sushi?” …Continue reading
“That” is a perfectly fine pronoun. Buildings are thats, and bats are thats and even “thats” are that. But, please, for the sake of humanity, let’s make people – including “anyone” – “who” or “whom.”
Here’s one way to think about it, à la Theodor Geisel:Continue reading
The Kansan is off to a good start, but I’d like to point out a few things that I’ll group loosely under the category of clarity. All of these examplesContinue reading