Tag: Moron of the Day

Moron of the Day: Wendy Portillo

From CBS News, “A Port St. Lucie, Fla., mother is outraged and considering legal action after her son’s kindergarten teacher led his classmates to vote him out of class. Melissa Barton says Morningside Elementary teacher Wendy Portillo had her son’s classmates say what they didn’t like about 5-year-old Alex. She says the teacher then had ...

Clinton + McCain = Moron(s) of the Day

We may be looking at a McCain/Clinton ticket this November. How funny would that be? Today, the New York Times is reporting that McCain and Clinton have teamed up for the latest boneheaded political scam so far (there is still great potential before November though). From the Times, “Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton lined up with ...

MOTD: Dana Perino

Every time I think I have heard it all from Bush and his cronies, it gets worse. The latest comes from the current White House Press Secretary for President George W. Bush, Dana Perino. When asked about the Cuban Missile Crisis, she said, “It had to do with Cuba and missiles, I’m pretty sure.” In ...

Help the Iraq and the Asian Countries

“I personally believe that, U.S. Americans are unable to do so, because some people out there in our nation that don’t have maps, and I believe that our education, like such, as in South Africa and Iraq, everywhere like such as, and I believe that they should our education over here in the U.S., should ...

Dear Dr. Quibles’

Dear Dr. Quible, I recently stumbled upon your “Hyphen and Apostrophe Usage” document after searching Google for a solution to the timeless “up-to-date” grammar problem. I read and re-read your solution several times but it is not very clear. Your solution: A strategy that generally helps determine whether or not an expression should be hyphenated ...

MOTD: Mr. Joel Estes

I usually see 1 or 2 people every week that do something pretty unbelievable. To celebrate these people and their stupid decisions, I would like to begin a new category called, Moron of the Day (MOTD). I doubt I will have time to post everyday because though there are quite a bit of morons, their ...