Monthly Archives: May 2014

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QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update:

The U.S. Geological Survey announced this week that a major ground deformation at Yellowstone “abruptly changed direction” on April 6, following the largest earthquake there in 34 years.
But geologists said it was no reason for concern.
So that’s a relief, isn’t it?

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

News Item: “. . . didn’t prove to the jury’s satisfaction that she was in eminent danger. . . .”
C.M., a Chicago reader, figures the hazards didn’t seem distinguished enough.
And is it time for QT’s biennial reminder that pictures are hung and condemned prisoners are hanged?


Car talk

News Headline: “What your car says about you.”
Behind your back, evidently.