QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language


News Item:  “. . . the amount of jobs created via small business can’t be understated. . . .”
News Item:  “. . . Trump’s instinct to challenge the status quo in his own party can’t be understated. . . .”
News Item:  “. . . the importance of breakfast can’t be understated. . . .”   
So much for small business, Trump’s instinct and the importance of breakfast.
And is it past time for QT’s annual reminder that a “general consensus of opinion” is a general general opinion of opinion?

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Frontiers of science


News Headline:Cosmic ‘barcode’ from distant galaxy confirms Nature’s constancy.”
This story is reassuring for two reasons.
It tells us about the constancy of the universe.
It takes us as far away from Trump Tower as we can get.

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In other news. . . .

News Item: A contractor for Verizon Wireless has pulled a building permit to begin installing a cell tower inside the steeple of First Church. . . .”
And don’t think the sexting community isn’t grateful.

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