The word ridiculous is spelled without the letter e. Each i sound is a short i, as in sick and as in ring. Therefore, if you’re going to do something silly like abbreviate the word, you should not insert a long e sound into the first syllable. It should not sound like “reedic.” Similarly, when [...]

How well do you know your I-66?

When we were walking to our second venue of Friday night, we were approached by a pair of ladies that I believe to have been mother and daughter, one of whom asked whether we knew where the “S & M Grill” was. We simultaneously reached for our phones to find this mythical restaurant and I [...]