Monthly Archives: October 2018

Ford and Chevy butcher the American idiom

TV commercials afford the writers of advertising copy precious few sentences to get their messages across.  Hence, one would think they’d take considerable care with the English language. With Ford and Chevy these days, however, not so much. Ford runs … Continue reading

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The Lynch Mob That Greeted Hill Beachey’s Return to Lewiston

Note:  A slightly different version of this article was published in the Shoshone News-Press on 10/27/18 (link).   Earlier this week, Wednesday, October 24th marked another anniversary, the 155th, of Hill Beachey’s departure from Lewiston in search of the coldblooded murderers of Lloyd … Continue reading

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