Right vs. rite

Some writers are so used to hearing about “rights” that they forget about “rites.” Consider: The Declaration of Independence enshrined the idea of inalienable rights. The U.S. Constitution has a

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Chop this “word” into oblivion, please

Never underestimate the ability of headline writers to create linguistic abominations. Tight headline counts have given us such ugly permutations as solons (for legislators), hikes and ups (for increases), eyes

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