QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language


News Item:
“. . . The cheerleaders waved their pompoms. . . .”
Quick, before the football season is over:
Cheerleaders don’t wave pompoms.
Cheerleaders wave pompons.
And K.R., a Baltimore reader, wonders if it is time for the annual reminder that we don’t “hone in” on a target, but “home in” on it.
Past time, actually.
Won’t happen again.

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