Monthly Archives: January 2006

An odd word order

A colleague encountered a sentence in a direct quote that puzzled him. Here is the sentence: “Tuition people understand because… Read more »

Holier than thou

My headline for this post is just a whimsical reference to what I am writing about, not an assertion. I… Read more »

A horde hoards resources

The homophones “hoard” and “horde” tripped us up recently. We used “horde” to mean “save.” We should have written “hoard,”… Read more »


A few of our readers have written me lately to take the newspaper to task for some errors in grammar… Read more »