Friday Follies


It’s Friday. I had one of those weeks where everything got away from me. So here for your amusement is the headline that sent my former Courant colleagues and my veterans’ writing group into paroxysms. Thanks, Harvey, for being the first to point this out to me.

As one of the veterans observed, the AP reporter got it right. Why would the editor of a paper of roughly 7,000 think he knew better? Or maybe he (I’m betting the person laying out a sports story is a guy) was using one of those auto-fill functions which might render amber for ambitious. I’m trying to be charitable here. …


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