Thursday, August 23, 2007

Move On, Indeed

A friend in Bethesda, MD found this faux pas in an e-mail subject line from Move On. She didn't know there was a war in a neighboring Maryland community...

Subject: Stand Up Against the War in Chevy Chase

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Cloudy Copy

From today's Weather Channel Website forecast for the West...

In contrast, portions of south-central or southeast New Mexico could experience some monsoonal cloudburts.

Monday, July 30, 2007

In Competence

From a story in today's Tucson Citizen about community health clinics and care for the Hispanic population.

"Many of our staff are Hispanic, so it brings the culture," said El Rio's chief clinical officer, Dr. Arthur Martinez. "We have to be culturally confident."

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Weak Need

From the ESPN online site story today about Randy Johnson undergoing season-ending back surgery.

Says Randy: "When I bend over, my hamstring with the nerve in there just feels like it's on fire. To do that repeated times makes my leg week."

Thursday, July 26, 2007


Spotted on a Tucson home for sale sign:


Papa's Got A Brand New Bad

From the New York Times Website story today about a periodic report on key economic indicators...

"The demand for big-ticket items was a mixed bad, which reflects the state of the economy," said Joel Naroff, president and chief economist at Naroff Economic Advisors in Holland, Pa.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Reflexive and Redundant

On today's broadcast of Public Radio International's Here and Now program, the guest host asked musician Glenn Kurtz if he "had self-selected himself." It's not the first time I've heard--or read--that reflexive redundancy.