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Tell us something we don’t know

News Headline: “Sarah Palin plans to visit Iowa.”
News Headline: “Ted Cruz says he knows how to unite the GOP.”
News Headline: “Rush Limbaugh: GOP doesn’t want to win.”
News Headline: “Sean Hannity gets fact-checked hard on Obamacare.”
News Headline: “Glenn Beck: ‘We are on the eve of destruction.’ ”
 News Headline: “5 terrifying real-life clowns.”
No need.
We seem to have it covered.

News Headline: “Ted Cruz’s dad: Send Obama back to Kenya.”
OK. Make it six.

S.A., a Chicago reader, regarding QT’s new e-book novel 60606, writes:
“This is going to be a hard act to folio.”
Stop it.
Stop it now.
QT is not looking for easy excuses to remind people the e-book can be purchased here.

QT Trickle-On Economics Update:
Wall Street executives marked a fifth year of escaping criminal prosecutions for the 2008 crash as a Texas man was jailed for an overdue library book.

QT What Passes for Miracles These Days Update:
An image of Jesus was discovered in the sweat stains on a T-shirt in Mount Horeb, Wis.

News Headline: “Is Texas suppressing women voters?”
News Headline: “Is Ron Paul a political liability for his son?”
News Headline: “Are insurers trying to game Obamacare?”
News Headline: “Is the GOP overplaying its hand?”
News Headline: “Are Democrats more extreme than the GOP?”
News Headline: “Is Congress helping Wall Street loot your pension?”
Yes, yes, yes, yes, no, yes.
See how easy?

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language:
+ J.J., a Seattle reader, regarding another reader’s reminder that it should be Daylight Saving Time, not Daylight Savings Time writes:
“Now that you mention it, shouldn’t there be a hyphen? Daylight-Saving Time?”
Now that you mention it, yes.
But remember it has been said:
If you care about hyphens, you will surely go mad.
+ W.S., an Evanston, Ill., reader, writes:
“And it’s safe-deposit boxes, not safety deposit boxes, right?”
As sure as you can purchase QT’s new novel here.
QT will stop now.

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