October 2016 Blog Archives

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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Blowing the whistle on another round of typos

It’s I before E except after C whether you’re in the United States or in Steam Whistle’s homeland, Canada: receive. Five times in major league baseball history, a team has no-hit its opponent and still lost a game. But I

The year Hershey joined the NFL

During his Oct. 15 performance at downtown Hershey’s Choctoberfest, singer Rhett Miller noted that he is a seventh-generation Texan. But Miller’s family also has a significant connection to Hershey that for a number of weeks in fall 1952 made the

Round Table discussion: What’s in the cigar box?

In the top drawer of my dresser, sharing space with dress socks, is a wooden cigar box that I found years ago in my parents’ attic. Algonquin Hotel Special Edition, it says on the top; Coronas, reads the front, just