Break A Leg!

My favorite aspect of the World Cup is the theatrics. You know, like the way that any two players that pass within 70 ft. of one another will immediately drop to the ground, clutch their right knee, and writhe around in unbearable agony -- and then, five seconds later, and completely irrespective of whether the official calls a foul or

Read more

A Pitcher’s Worth A Thousand Words

I get a lot email. Not all of it is mine.To: Matthew Baldwin From: Geoffrey Ambler Subject: Friday Night Hey Matt, I was talking to frazz last night and we were talking about how we should have a late night dinner before we go out of friday. I have work til like 630 on friday and then I am coming

Read more

Return

I apologize for my recent absence -- after my last post I was seized by the Secret Grammar Police and extradited to Gerundland as part of their War on Error. I was held in an underground modal and wasn't released until I swore to never again engage in wanton misapostrophication. (Actually, I was working on a project with the genius

Read more

Mob Rule: Grammarama

I posted this question to a discussion group and it incited a veritable brawl:Which is grammatically correct: "I have had sex with each and every member of Avenged Sevenfold, one of the bands that [is|are] part of Ozzfest 2006."No consensus was reached, so we can settle the matter once and for all, right here on this humble little webpage. Fight!

Read more