It’s I before E except after C whether you’re in the United States or in Steam Whistle’s homeland, Canada: receive.
Five times in major league baseball history, a team has no-hit its opponent and still lost a game. But I don’t know of any ice hockey goalie who can shut out an opponent and still yield a couple of goals.
Yet Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals (and formerly of the Hershey Bears) performed this feat, according to the Boston Globe website.
And you feel shame, headline writer.
The Old Orchard Beach (Maine) Surge baseball club plays in the independent Empire League. You probably won’t find future hall of famers in low-level leagues such as this one, but in this case the official scorer (me) is ruling an error on the use of an apostrophe to form plurals of the days of the week.
Apostrophes should be used to indicate possession (“the Surge’s schedule) or to form a contraction (see next entry).
There’s actually something called a Monty Hall problem, named for the host of the 1970s game show, “Let’s Make a Deal.”
This is a problem of another sort. Let’s is a contraction of “let us,” hence neglecting an apostrophe is a grammatic deal-breaker.
And hand made mistake, forgetting an N in furniture.
Campers take up too much space in a parking lot, but why prohibit pecks on the cheek?
Buss as a noun is a kiss; as a verb, to kiss. Bus with a single S is a mode of transportation, a space-consuming one at that.
As The Replacements said, “Kiss Me On The Bus.”
When it comes to poor spelling, this is custard’s last stand.
I’ll excuse the missing apostrophe in “don’t,” but the plural of party is parties.
That is, I-E after T, here or in Canada.