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Roundup: Maracas and Purple Pants Edition

June 24th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Chicago, Comedy, Culture, Doctor Who, Fantasy, Grammar, LGBT, News, Politics, Science Fiction, Terrorism, TV

Just a few things that are on my radar at the moment … • First up, I just found this interview with Gore Vidal from May, in which he gives his current takes on Obama and McCain. Vidal says he’s a fan of Obama now, but it took him a while to get there (hey, […]

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Great Moments in Misplaced Modifiers

July 13th, 2007 · 3 Comments · Culture, Grammar, Internet, Language

Spotted just now in an online customer review for a handheld vacuum: We have a 2 year old daughter who loves to throw food and her five cousins who ride in the car. … those poor cousins, being thrown around the inside of a car by a freakishly strong two-year-old! I hope the grownups at […]

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