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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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Bill Walsh 9h
Yeah, probably in the '80s.
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Bill Walsh 9h
I've seen "restos" and "sammies" (and "reccos" and "rezzies"). Just came across "bevvies" for the first time.
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Bill Walsh Jan 17
It's a report? It's a tape? It's a pronoun. Use with care.
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Bill Walsh Jan 16
Avoid cliches like the plague.
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Bill Walsh Jan 16
Sometimes I go breakfast even when I don't need a grab.
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Bill Walsh Jan 16
For dessert, sunshine on a stick.
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Bill Walsh Jan 16
Your get-up-and-go has got up and *gone*. (Exception: when you hanker for a hunk of cheese.)
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Bill Walsh Jan 16
I surrendered a year or two ago, and recently joined me: The airport named for La Guardia is, for some reason, called LaGuardia.
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Bill Walsh Jan 15
"He's very conscientious of where he throws the ball." So I guess not directly into the face of an old lady, for starters.
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Bill Walsh Jan 15
As a wise mimeographed list of language gags once said, beware of irregular verbs that have crope into the language.
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Eileen Ridge Jan 14
It's a great day when the smacks down bad apostrophes 💯
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Bill Walsh Jan 15
Tricky one, perhaps, but it is open, not it are open. (And the facts call for a big asterisk on "open.")
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Bill Walsh Jan 14
And here I thought we were stuck in the '80s. Guess it's the '60s.
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Bill Walsh Jan 14
The game "has gone final." If only there were some better way to say that.
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Bill Walsh Jan 14
TV football guy just informed me that punters feel pressure when giant opponents run toward them.
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Bill Walsh Jan 14
Stupid Samsung customer service trying to tell me there's no way to keep off my screen.
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Bill Walsh Jan 14
One of my favorite books.
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Bill Walsh Jan 14
Injured player's "explosion is back." Explosiveness, maybe? (Yes, I'm watching football again.)
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Bill Walsh Jan 14
Yes, though I'd turn it around and put attribution at the end then.
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