Nix The Shabby Talk


From a reader:

Pretty good response, if a little angry, which detracts from your points somewhat. I imagine the frustration at seeing reviews that you feel are unfair or kiddy pool deep must occasionally get to you. I noticed one quibble that has nothing to do with the substance of your retort, however. You overuse the word “shabby” or “shabbiness”. You use it a lot. Stop, because I’ve started looking for it in your columns and it is annoying to do so. Retire that one, or put a red Star Trek jersey on it.  By the way, that video you sent [In the corner], Most. Painful. Thing. Ever. was fantastic. The guy actually has a website, and I don’t thinkm his tongue is planted in his cheek. He’s serious. Check out his website.


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