The Language

Kevin on April 11th, 2012

A marvelous article – his last at SI – by Joe Posnanski about Bubba Watson’s Masters victory on Sunday.  If you enjoy good writing, you’ll love this; an excerpt: Bubba Watson’s swing is from another planet. He told someone on Twitter after he won the Masters that he has never taken a lesson. Well … […]

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Kevin on July 25th, 2008

Hi, my name is Kevin and I’m an English major. Worse yet, I actually taught high school English for a few years before going to grad school and subsequently entering the business world. These things, coupled with my love for the language, has made me a bit of a purist when it comes to grammar […]

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Kevin on March 2nd, 2008

Snippets from a few blogs I’ve visited in the last day or so; if you are particular about the language, you may want to skip this… “My husband and I earned $96,000 from our respective jobs last year.” I’m glad your jobs are “respective,” but “My husband and I earned $96,000 last year” would have […]

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Kevin on February 24th, 2008

Amen! From The Probabilist.com read more | digg story

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