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A primer on expressions

It’s been only in my adult years that I’ve come across the term “Black Friday.” I’ve heard several explanations as […]

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They searched in vein

Although it’s now a few days past Halloween, the subject of ghosts, goblins, gore and blood are still relevant. The […]

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Pity the comma chasers

I pity today’s comma chasers. They’re (we’re) the ones whose job is tantamount to digging a dozen 6-by-6-by-6 holes with […]

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Do we plant eggplant?

A few weeks ago this column introduced the two Foreign Exchange students who are spending the school year with us. […]