QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language


News Headline:
“Trump’s résumé is rife with mob connections.”
News Headline: Trump’s worldwide empire is rife with sleaze.”
K.R, a Baltimore reader, wonders if the word “rife” isn’t becoming just a little too rife in news stories.
Maybe.
But QT will take it, as long as the rifeness has to do with Donald Trump’s mob connections and sleaze.
Then again:
Have you noticed how the word “ubiquitous” is popping up everywhere these days?
Meanwhile:
Nick Wyatt of CNN reports from the North Carolina floods:
“The situation is still fluid on the ground.”

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