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Please help resolve a friendly dispute. My wife ran across what she thought was an error in the paper today (Indianapolis Star): (He) “is one of those reporters who like to dig.” She says it should be “likes to dig.” I say it is ambiguous and inelegant and should be rewritten, but that strictly speaking, it is correct. Please advise. Thanks!
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Tonight the forty-second annual Kennedy Center Honors bestowed recognition on five people or groups for dedication to their particular artistic endeavors and their commitment to enhancing the cultural world around them. (Note: The event was on December 8, but was
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It’s a quirky name and an even quirkier 2002 Tony Award winning musical. Dark and unrelenting, “Urinetown” tells the tale of a world where people have to line up at public toilets to do their business, since private ones no
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Because I’m leaving for Boston in two days, I spent most of this afternoon at my beauty salon. Got my hair colored and my nails done. Felt pampered all the way.
At the same time, Press Secretary Sean Spicer fielded
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No that’s not a typo; I’m inventing a new word that means “taking a break to ponder what to do next.”
Three weeks ago the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years. It was euphoric. Two weeks
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It was either a trip to Costco an hour away or a trip to the movies just up the road for our Saturday time together. The first snow of the season settled it for us, so Earl and I headed
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The vote on whether to approve military action (or not) against Syria is a moving target. The last I heard it was scheduled for “some time this week,” although previous dates were more specific. Maybe the President and Congress hope
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Today is the final day that Congress has to raise the debt ceiling. As of this writing (12:30 PM Eastern time) it looks as if all the players – the President, cabinet members, the House and the Senate – are
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I rarely listen to the Fox radio or TV stations, even though they proclaim to be “fair and balanced.” Who wouldn’t want to be known as fair and balanced? I find, however, that the talking heads on Fox are so
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This time last night I was watching snippets of the various official inaugural balls and hoping to catch a glimpse of President and Mrs. Obama dancing. Dancing as if all was wonderful.
Maybe for the evening it was, although the
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