From the QT police blotter

Flautas
+ R.E., a Chicago reader, regarding an Idaho man who was arrested for throwing a burrito at a woman and later told police, when the question arroz, that he didn’t intend tequila, writes:
“This is what happens to a guy who flautas the law.”
+ P.D., a Geneseo, N.Y., reader, writes:
“Sounds like a queso self-defense to me.”
+ Kevin G. Barkes, a South Park, Pa., reader, and proprietor of the KGB Report, writes:
“I don’t want to taco about it.”
+ Dan Skowron, a Romeoville, Ill., reader, writes:
“He really should hire a lawyer in quesadilla can be made.”
Stop it.
Stop it now.
This is asada display as QT has ever seen.

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QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

Redback Spider
News Item: “Experts warn Japan’s medical system is not ready for an invasion of potentially deadly redback spiders, with limited supplies of the anti-venom available to authorities. . . .”
Ellen Hinsch, a Columbia, S.C., reader, writes:
“It’s antivenin, not anti-venom. I understand the confusion, but it’s no more difficult than learning the difference between ‘mail’ and ‘nail.’ ”
And can it be time for QT’s annual reminder that a “general consensus of opinion” is a general general opinion of opinion?
Evidently.

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From the QT police blotter

Tamales
+ W.B., a Chicago reader,  regarding an Idaho man who was arrested for throwing a burrito at a woman and later told police, when the question arroz, that he didn’t intend tequila, writes:
“All he did was throw I burrito? I’m nacho sure he deserved to be arrested.”
+ Dave Carr, an Owen Sound, Ontario, reader, writes:
“I understand a court hearing is set for tamale.”
Stop it.
Stop it now.

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