Lost Civility: The Wall Street Journal has conceded to the modern and unwashed. It will drop the quaint but clumsy courtesy titles from its sports page. “Sports can be a messy, crude business—and the courtesy conferred by a “Mr.” or “Ms.” signaled a baseline of respect that has almost vanished. Calling a chill guy like Tim Lincecum “Mr. Lincecum” was pretty funny, but it also was decent.” [WSJ]
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The Olympic rings are useful.
Hoping for the best.
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