QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

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Sen. John Tester (D-Mont.) regarding drug use by adolescents:
“Now is the time to nip it in the butt.”
K.R., a Baltimore reader, says it is time to nip nipping in the butt in the bud.
And can it be past time for QT’s annual reminder that it isn’t “hoist by his own petard,” but “hoist with his own petard”?
Evidently.

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