Daily Archives: June 24, 2008

Please Make It Stop

President Bush met today with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of the Philippines. What did he have to say? Well, here is his opening statement, straight from the White House’s own transcript. PRESIDENT BUSH: Madam President, it is a pleasure to welcome … Continue reading

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The Death of the Semicolon; Au Revoir, Little Curved Friend

Ah, the lowly, misunderstood semicolon. The “Son of Sam” killer David Berkowitz loved them; Edgar Allen Poe and Kurt Vonnegut hated them (Vonnegut: “All [semicolons] do is show that you’ve been to college.”). And now Slate tells us they are … Continue reading

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