Monthly Archives for January 2013

Excuse the Intrusion

Damned if sometimes things don’t just look funny. The other day I ran across an “a vs. an” issue that I can’t recall having even thought about before. As we know, when choosing whether to use a or an, we decide based on whether the word the article precedes begins with a vowel or a […]

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Going to the Well Once Too Often

One guy sits at the bar in his favorite watering hole. Another guy sits down next to him. After a brief exchange, it’s established that the second guy is from out of town. The first guy asks after the football team in the second guy’s home city. The second guy says, “They’re looking really well […]

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