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Pubic Art Project

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Here’s an unintentional funny from one of our local rags, which I know would make Jim Hayes chuckle…

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Newspaper celebrates MLB’s first amphibious pitcher

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Nailed it.

Look, everyone is excited about Pat Venditte. But we can’t be too busy to fact-check things like “the word for someone who can use both hands equally well.”FavoriteHeadlineYet another milestone that MLB has achieved. Next barrier to fall: baseball’s first avian pitcher. BIRD PITCHERS NOW.

Ambidextrous, everyone. It’s not just a river in Egypt.

Happy National Grammar Day

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National Grammar Day is observed in the United States on March 4. Designated in 2008, National Grammar Day was established by Martha Brockenbrough, founder of the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar.


 


“March 4th: It’s not only a date, it’s an imperative (march forth!). Since 2008 it has also been National Grammar Day…”

4 Good Reasons Why People Say “I Could Care Less”

4GoodReasonsCareLessOriginal post: http://mentalfloss.com/article/55388/4-good-reasons-why-people-say-i-could-care-less

Hedy Hey Hedy Hey Hedy

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Interesting headline in the Sun-Times today… Dad would have loved this one.

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World Series Coverage

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“This is a piece on Madison Bumgarner’s dad that Jim Hayes would have admired: ‘I didn’t know if he had enough left tonight,” Kevin said. “But I did know that boy would try to steal a steak off the devil’s plate.'” – Mark Looker (via Facebook October 30 at 3:22pm)

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