An editor walks into a restaurant in an oasis, famished after a long trek. He stuffs himself with pepperoni rolls, the daily coupon special. The waiter asks whether he wouldContinue reading
Some words lend themselves to phonetic spelling, but vacuum isn’t one of them. Vacuum, meaning “an empty space” or “void,” comes from the Latin word of the same spelling andContinue reading
You have to hand it to spammers. They litter their messages with clues that scream, “Hey, stupid! Don’t click on this!” Take the one above, which dropped into my inboxContinue reading
I understand all too well how a reporter, writing on deadline, can type “signing” instead of “singing.” Of course, where Simon Cowell is concerned, everyone is always trying to readContinue reading
A “curing iron” would sure come in handy some days.
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