August 29, 2004

Athens 2004

I have to say that after several years of trying to convince scores of people that Greece would be ready for the Olympics, I'm feeling pretty darn proud right now.



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August 28, 2004

The McDonaldization of ... Grammar?

While I was in Australia, McDonald's Australia was running an advertising and in-store promotion campaign about the quality and freshness of its food. Unfortunately, they failed to pay attention to the quality of their modifiers.

As an old classmate of mine in high school would no doubt have said, "Who was the ad wizard who came up with that one?"

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