Other Matters: Two Things About Language

SO!

First thing: Have you noticed that half of the answers to questions and half of reports (statistic not scientifically confirmed) on radio and television news and interview programs begin with, “So…” News Anchor: For the latest on White House reaction to those discouraging employment figures, here’s correspondent Ralph Glutz. Glutz: So, Robert, the President chooses to see the glass half full… Interviewer: Coach, did you ever dream that the outcome of a contest … [Read more...]