Viewers of last week's 49ers-Seahawks game may have heard something a bit jarring -- not as jarring as what happened to poor Delanie Walker, but jarring nevertheless. Describing the teams' eclectic playcalling, the game's announcer repeatedly used the term "trickeration." Evidently "trickeration" ... More >>
Oxford University Press announced its 2011 Word of the Year on Wednesday. And it is ... drumroll please ...
Which brings to mind another word: "Huh?"
Probably not the reaction the lexicographers were going for. "Squeezed middle," it turns out, is not what you get after eati ... More >>
This week, as part of its ongoing effort to avoid any give-and-take with an entity it does not control, the mayor's office unveiled a "corrections page" of media stories on Gavin Newsom's city Web site. On this page, Nathan Ballard, the mayor's spokesman, promises "When the media publishes inaccurat ... More >>