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Bill Walsh
Washington Post copy editor and author of Lapsing Into a Comma, The Elephants of Style and Yes, I Could Care Less. (See also .)
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Sequels We Want 19h
Captain America: Civil War 2 Superheroes finally fight over something that matters: Is it called "pop" or "soda?" There are no survivors.
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Bill Walsh 9h
I'm waiting for the secret history of Donna Tartt's "The Secret History."
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Bill Walsh 9h
Like , I roll my eyes at "bring"-vs.-"take" sticklerism. (Similar: "immigrate" and "emigrate.")
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Bill Walsh 10h
Like "House Hunters" with the B-roll of the Capitol and monuments for episodes set in exurbs 40 miles away.
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Bill Walsh 10h
Yes, that was what spurred the lookup. I had figured it was the only example.
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Bill Walsh 11h
There is that. "Nominally representing"?
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Bill Walsh 11h
Also: Hip to be square, cruel to be kind.
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Bill Walsh 12h
Are they a major-sports franchise based in Washington, D.C.? If so, no.
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Bill Walsh 14h
Remember when Dave-O beat Emmo at Wimby in '66?
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Bill Walsh 14h
Or "resto reccos," as loathsome people like to say.
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Bill Walsh 15h
Q: Womenswear or women's wear? A: WWWWDD?
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Google Docs spell check corrects "Canadians" to "Canadiens" when it's next to "Montreal." Formidable!
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Bill Walsh 19h
But blatant mispronunciation-spellings are my favs, he said, droping the mic.
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Bill Walsh 19h
In my childhood misreading of "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it," I basically pictured "Drunk History."
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Bill Walsh 20h
Thank you! That's it. (New to me, I guess!)
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Bill Walsh 20h
Can you think of a newish product name that should have a doubled consonant but doesn't? I've winced at ads but am now stumped.
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Bill Walsh 21h
I agree. So say it's everything but official. If he dies tomorrow, he's not the former nominee.
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Bill Walsh May 30
Because the convention is where things get made official.
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