Bits and pieces
A 233-page book with no verbs.
And for all you language prescriptivists: An editor complains about slang -- in 1970.
The man behind skateboarders' ollie, which recently entered the OED as a noun and intransitive verb.
"Once you're in there," Alan "Ollie" Gelfand said one recent night, "they can't take you out. That's the funk, the definitive version of the whole language."The public editor for Akron's paper says there is a liberal media bias and quotes a "liberal copy editor" who said she "tended to be overly conservative" in her headline writing to "guarantee there is no bias."