The medium is the message


News Headline:
“White House releases official Trump portrait.”
And somehow QT’s entry remains overlooked.
You may recall that QT commissioned a painting of Trump by Tim Patch, better known as Pricasso, the Australian artist known for painting with his penis.
The painting is displayed again here.
Or as Pricasso wrote to QT after completing the work:
“It was difficult in the hotel room. Now I have to wash the carpet a bit.”
But the White House still hasn’t noticed.
Maybe if Pricasso touched up the president’s face here and there. . . .

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QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language


News Headline: “. . . and a specious restaurant. . . .”
. . . known for its unwarranted entrees.
And is it time for a reminder that the owner of a restaurant isn’t a restauranteur, but a restaurateur?
And that there is no “x” in “espresso”?
And that “crepe” rhymes with “pep”?
And that it isn’t “brussel sprouts,” but “brussels sprouts”?
And. . . .

WRITE TO QT:  qt@zaysmith.com

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QT Rules of Etiquette for Guys and Dolls


News Headline: “It’s only October and these people already have their Christmas
lights up.”
As today is Emily Post’s 145th birthday, is it a good time for an etiquette reminder that no Christmas decorations should go up until the day after Thanksgiving?
And that all decorations should come down 12 days after Christmas?
Evidently.
Ho! Ho! Ho!

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