Friday is National Grammar Day, a commemoration of sorts begun in 2008 by the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar. The cheerful grammarphiles there have written a song promoting their cause, but while having fun, they're also doing good.
It's entirely possible that, at various times in the Toronto Raptors' 2009-10 season, play-by-play man Matt Devlin will say something that sounds like this: Calderon dribbles into the frontcourt, over to Belinelli ... Bargnani gets it on the block. Turnaround from 12 feet. ... Rebound by Nesterovic, kicks it to Turkoglu, from downtown ... Good!
The conservative bent of judge Sam Alito, who President Bush nominated this morning to the U.S. Supreme Court, has prompted facile comparisons to Justice Antonin Scalia, arguably the most stridently conservative member of the court.