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An experiment with the "Joke of the Week"

“The Good Samaritan,” a joke that was not formerly available to mobile users, can now be seen through a hyperlink.

Here is the joke:

And here is the hyperlink for mobile users:

Posted by John McIntyre at 4:00 PM | | Comments (1)


Totally off topic but this article illustrates how the meaning and usage of a word can change over time.

Also, no mention of Globish?

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John McIntyre, mild-mannered editor for a great metropolitan newspaper, has fussed over writers’ work, to sporadic expressions of gratitude, for thirty years. He is The Sun’s night content production manager and former head of its copy desk. He also teaches editing at Loyola University Maryland. A former president of the American Copy Editors Society, a native of Kentucky, a graduate of Michigan State and Syracuse, and a moderate prescriptivist, he writes about language, journalism, and arbitrarily chosen topics. If you are inspired by a spirit of contradiction, comment on the posts or write to him at
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