Tuesday, March 15, 2011


I think they used the wrong word in this sentence:

The lockout might have squashed any hope they have to receive financing for a new stadium in 2011.

I think they were looking for quashed, not squashed.

I even remember when I first heard the word quashed. A columnist used it, and we immediately went to the dictionary. He was so proud.

I just found another misused word:

The numbers are usually in your favor that at some point there will eventually be parody and you will find yourself at least in some sort of contention.

I think they meant parity, not parody.

I have to admit, though, that the NFL's current lockout is a parody of good sports business.

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