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QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update


The rate at which the ground has been sinking throughout Yellowstone continues to be  “very low.”
So forget QT mentioned it.

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language


News Item:
“. . . The chances of an individual being impacted might thus
be miniscule. . . .”

N.T., a Chicago reader, writes:
“I keep hoping to see a correct spelling. But the chances are minuscule.”
And while we’re at it, “impact” is a noun, not a verb.
And. . . .

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Bright shiny objects in the news


News Headline: “Trump’s nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize was apparently forged. Twice.”
News Headline: “New calls for Trump to win Nobel Peace Prize.”
Might try a new forger.
The third time’s the charm.

QT 2018 vote count countdown update


Headline:
“Voters pick politicians based on looks: study.”
K.R., a Baltimore reader, asks:
Then how did we end up with Donald Trump?.

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In other news. . . .


News Headline: “Jared Kushner targeted by deranged man with metal pole.”
All right. Who gave the president a metal pole?

Put another way. . . .


News Headline: “Kelly denies he called Trump an idiot.”
Donald Trump’s associates have in recent months reportedly called  him an idiot, an imbecile, a fool and a moron.
But that still leaves ignoramus, dimwit, thickhead, numbskull. . . .
So little time.
So much to do.