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That annoying voice on the radio

It will be mine. I recorded an interview this afternoon with Sheilah Kast for WYPR’s Maryland Morning. The interview will be broadcast tomorrow morning between 9:15 and 9:30 at 88.1 FM. It should also be available on the show’s website sometime tomorrow afternoon.

You do not, however, have to endure that annoying voice to get the word of the week, scapegrace.



Posted by John McIntyre at 2:47 PM | | Comments (2)


Well done, Professor. You did us proud.

I thought the stuff about malaria was rather interesting. Although I had some doubts about "a bacteria". Sha'nt be dogmatic about it, though.

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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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