News Headline: “Two weeks after Zuckerberg said ‘Je Suis Charlie,’ Facebook begins censoring images of Muhammad.”
Est-ce que parce que Zuckerberg est un hypocrite spectaculaire?
News Headline: “Did New York overreact to 2015 Blizzard?”
It reacted in correct proportion to endless hours of breathless TV news coverage.
The blizzard is finally gone.
What will CNN do now?
This just in:
There are unconfirmed reports that six of Tom Brady’s footballs have gone missing in the Indian Ocean. . . .
News Headline: “Trump vs. Rove: Battle of the titans?”
Add titans to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be.
Bill Scott, an East Northport, N.Y., reader, regarding billionaire Jeff Greene ‘s warning to
non-billionaire Americans that their “lifestyle expectations are far too high” and “need to be adjusted” toward a “smaller” existence with “less things,” writes:
“You’d think that a billionaire would know enough to say ‘fewer things’ instead of
‘less things.’ ”
You bring to mind two important rules:
1. Use “fewer” for what can be counted and “less” for what can’t.
2. Wealth is not an indicator of intelligence.
Which you may know as the Trump Rule.
On another subject, have you noticed how the word ‘ubiquitous’ seems to be popping up everywhere these days?
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News Headline: “Pentagon plans essay contest to honor late Saudi King.”
And fair warning that any woman who tries to enter will receive 1,000 lashes.
News Headline: “Scientists upload a worm’s mind into a Lego robot.”
Which immediately demanded to see President Obama’s birth certificate.
News Headline: “7 reasons Wisconsin yawns at the Northeast ‘snowmageddon.’ ”
In Wisconsin, they call it April.