Enjoying a cocktail and chatting with the bartender, the evening passes pleasantly. An oxymoron walked into a bar, and the silence was deafening. The subjunctive would have walked into a bar, had it only known. (Oldie but goodie) An Oxford comma walks into a bar, where it spends the evening watching the television getting drunk and smoking cigars (thus entirely useless).
A malapropism walks into a bar, looking for all intensive purposes like a wolf in cheap clothing, muttering epitaphs and casting dispersions on his magnificent other, who takes him for granite. A mixed metaphor walks into a bar, seeing the handwriting on the wall, but hoping to nip it in the bud. A misplaced modifier walks into a bar owned by a man with a glass eye named Ralph. A simile walks into a bar, as parched as the desert.
I wouldn’t expect any big-time football coach to be able to discuss the issue at a level that would challenge the people who make their livings either studying CTE or scaring the public, or both - and he didn’t disappoint.
And then he went even farther out on the limb, making a claim guaranteed to enrage much of today’s feminized society - that football is America, and America is football.
Subjects cover but aren't limited to coaching, leadership, character, football history and current football happenings, education, parenting, citizenship and patriotism, other sports, and even, sometimes, my offense.) THE NEW DOUBLE WING PLAYBOOK IS BEING SHIPPED!
JG - Vermont *********** I’ve spent an entire day delving into the deliciousness of all things doublewing. Baseball didn’t do a thing to “help them make their brands really, really big,” yet somehow, baseball did okay back then.
*********** If, like me, you appreciate the fine points of the English language, you’ll appreciate this, which appeared in the Coeur d”Alene, Idaho Press… A run-on sentence walks into a bar it starts flirting. A figure of speech literally walks into a bar and ends up getting figuratively hammered.
Today’s dilemma, dear Readers, is whether to die laughing, or from the abject horror of these grammatical faux pas A dangling participle walks into a bar. An allusion walks into a bar, knowing alcohol is its Achilles heel.
God forbid any of us quote another person verbatim if they used an "offensive" term. If more people truly listened to what Shelby Steele and Mark Levin have to say about our human condition we would have less division, and more unity. Suggestion: award a team TWO runs whenever a guy hits a triple - or steals home.
Unfortunately there are too many people who would rather be sheep and follow those with the loudest mouths and larger platforms. When he showed up my support of the 49ers declined. (Possible four runs if he hits a triple AND steals home.) https://deadline.com/2018/07/ratings-all-star-major-league-baseball-game-americas-got-talent-win-tv-ratings-1202428549/ *********** I’m seeing, ad nauseum, a trailer advertising a movie about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Mine came on Saturday and i have been studying it non stop! Just in time for my vacation next week !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! JI - New York *********** I've had a great time going through your new playbook and I am only 20 or so pages in. My hopes are that someday I can have the opportunity to implement your system. MH - North Dakota *********** Coach, I reviewed my book and DVD's. TJ - New Mexico *********** received the fruit of your labor this week & examining the evolution...interesting to note, some of the changes have already been intuitively incorporated...