Category Archive: Not sports

Nov 19

It’s that time of year…(An Amazon pledge drive reminder)

Next week is Thanksgiving already, somehow. According to every store, that means it’s already time to start playing the most grating versions* of  ‘Sleigh Ride’ on a loop while reminding shoppers to start their holiday spending early. *all versions. That song is awful. But, you’re tech-savvy enough to be reading a little-known baseball blog, which …

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Apr 11

Random survey: How do you pronounce “Coupon?”

The show “Extreme Couponing” is MESMERIZING. I had it on in the background while doing some cleaning, and was inspired to ask on Twitter: Do you pronounce the word “coupon” like “coo-pon” or “cyoo-pon”? So far, we’ve got 9 for coo-pon, 4 for cyoo-pon (which would have been more clear as Q-pon), and one for …

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Nov 29

Phrases that should be abolished: “Proceeded to”

I’ve never kept secret my hatred for my journalism school. The college is woefully behind the times, and has been scrambling to play catch-up to the digital media revolution for all 4.5 years I’ve been here. Further, the Daily Nebraskan is a terrible newspaper. Most of its reporters write the way all crappy college journalists …

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