Words: The List Goes On And On

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I know that there is no escaping the little irritants in life, like asking for ice in your Coke in France and getting a single ice cube; or the beeps and pings that now issue from every electronic contraption; or seeing a bottle of good wine emptied by some overzealous sommelier into four glasses filled almost to the brim; or losing out to the fine print; or being defeated in the quest to speak to a human being by some devilish labyrinth of automated responses; or having to listen to an explanation of why anyone would want a driverless car; or password hell; or just finding yourself in an airport alongside all the other suckers who know for a fact that whatever happened to Osama bin Laden was grossly insufficient punishment.

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(Reminds me of the Monty Python skit, “The Tour.”)

::::: England’s Reflexive Pronoun Epidemic – The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/29/opinion/english-for-yourself.html?_r=0

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