Saturday, July 11, 2009

They're not winning; they're leading

Score bored: I always hate it when someone says that a team is losing or winning 16-0. They aren't losing 16-0; they're trailing 16-0. Or they're leading 16-0.

I can't complain too much, though; I've caught myself saying it, too.

That irritates me: I keep hearing this ... I'm the kind of guy that goes with the flow. He's the kind of outfielder that catches everything. She's the kind of girl that you don't want to take to meet dear old dad.

It's who. I'm a who. An outfielder is a who, and a girl is a who. Grrr.

Attribution rock: I just found this sentence on — “It’s still a lot less than it would be if we had to pay someone to police the course,” Robinson, 67, said. The last part of the sentence works out better as ," said Robinson, 67.

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