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Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) Should Know Better!

On the CBS show “CSI NY,” Gary Sinise plays Mac Taylor, a policeman whose girlfriend, Christina, has a restaurant. As a restaurant owner, Christina attends conferences along with others like herself. The attendees are called “restaurateurs” (without the letter “n”). … Continue reading

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Get a Life! Get it Right!

It bothers me when supposedly bright people have a poor understanding of language. Tonight, on 60 Minutes, Leslie Stahl referred to Taylor Swift’s love affairs as being short-lived. She failed to understand the meaning when she pronounced the “live” syllable … Continue reading

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There can be only one “most”

For some things, there can be only one: first, best, least, most, and the list goes on. But that does not stop people from using these words incorrectly in a sentence. Sometimes, it is permissible to exercise poetic license as … Continue reading

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Inarticulate Announcers

When I was in elementary school, one of the subjects was Speech. Not only were we taught how to speak properly through giving speeches and such, but those who had speech impediments were also referred for corrective therapy. One of … Continue reading

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What’s an Adjative?

Let me explain. This is one of my favorite shows on TV. It is well written, with interesting and clever plots and intelligent characters.This week’s show, however, flipped me out. A piece of dialogue was so outrageous that I almost … Continue reading

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