Archive for the ‘Language’ Category
Rule No. 59: Real-world values rarely increase “exponentially.” It just sounds cooler than “a lot.”
Rule No. 58: A public official is always “beleaguered” if anyone has said anything negative about him or her in the past two weeks.
Rule No. 57: Adding “-gate” to a noun means we think something’s fishy here but no one’s been convicted yet.
Rule No. 56: All heroes are “unsung” up until the moment they appear on morning network television.
Rule No. 55: A person is “well-known” if spell-check doesn’t underline his or her name in red.
Rule No. 52: All suburbs are “leafy.” They always have “well-manicured lawns.”
NAPLES, Uintah County — A Uintah County woman is accused of trying to set fire to her ex-boyfriend’s home with a pound of bacon left burning on a gas stove.
And here’s the best part:
Cameo Adawn Crispi, 31, was charged Wednesday in 8th District Court with arson, a third-degree felony.
Yes. Crispi. According to police, it was a Crispi bacon attack.
Full story (KSL-TV of Salt Lake City)