Pardon the litany.
Since we’re discussing texting ediquette, I’d love your opinion, as writers, about a never ending debate in high school and college: the Oxford comma. It’s used in a list to separate the penultimate and final items, before and. IE “we threw a party with a couple of strippers, Lenin, and Stalin”. Which is a significantly different sentence than “we threw a party with a couple of strippers, Lenin and Stalin”. One is a bachelor party in the early Soviet Union, while the other is a party with two communist rulers dressed in stockings and tassles. Punctuation is important.
I’m never going to hear Randy Bullock the same way ever again. My middle name is Randolph, after my uncle. He spent most of his career in law enforcement through the forestry service, and goes by Randy. He had worked a few investigations with Scotland Yard throughout his career. The first time he went, he went to the pub one night. Not knowing his name is a euphemism in England, he introduced himself to a woman, saying “hi, I’m Randy”. She slapped him.
And finally, football. Is the Mel Tucker exodus better or worse than the way Jim McElwain left CSU? McElwain took a team to it’s first bowl game in a decade, and proceeded to take a new job, and leave, before said bowl game. Unforgivable