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Mr. Watson, do you mind if I record this phone call?

Telephone calls don’t have to travel far to have powerful, lasting implications. His assistant was only in the next room in March 1876 when Alexander Graham Bell beckoned him, “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.” I was

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

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