Mechanics Arrrrgh! Bring-Take

Arrrrgh! Bring-Take

No, I’m not channeling my inner pirate.  And, right off, I admit to being a closet snooty person about grammar.  However, I do understand that language is ever changing, mapping our ways and means of communication.  So, unlike political candidates these days, I’m a proud centrist with respect to grammar (and in politics, too, but …

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Mechanics Bring/Take and the Surrender of Grammar to Chaos

Bring/Take and the Surrender of Grammar to Chaos

This morning, the Sunday New York Times delivered a shot upside the head before I even read about Ebola or the insanity that is ISIS.The bag.  It was the bag.  There, in the upper right corner “Bring it Back” from the NYT. Bring it Back? Really?  Not “Recycle it?” Since the delivery person already brought …

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