Monthly Archives: September 2016

Plural Misunderstandings

The plural forms of some nouns are widely misunderstood. The two with which I am the most familiar are phenomenon and criterion. These usually are regarded as mistakes when their plural forms are misused. On the other hand, data and … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

As a avid tennis fan and a Queens resident, I am very familiar with the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, in Queens, NY. It became the home of the U. S. Open in 1978, when … Continue reading

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You Cannot Make This Up 2.0

I received this email from a customer. Can you change the color of the back round? Was this what he meant?

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You Cannot Make This Up

I received this in an email from a wide fisherman. I’m waiting with baited breadth.

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