QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language


News Headline:Life in prison for Bourbonnais man convicted of double murder in Joliet auto shop.”
J.B., a Chicago reader, writes:
“And why the trial was held in an auto shop, we may never know.”
And can it be time for QT’s biennial reminder that there is no “the” in Smokey Bear?
Which isn’t to mention that there is never a “the” in front of Magna Carta or hoi polloi?
And always a “the” in front of the Mahatma Gandhi?
Evidently.

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