this is by far my favorite NY Times article in recent memory. you may think that odd, given that i’m posting about it on a blog that has no capital letters, but it’s true.
update: here’s what mr. corbett says about the phrase “in recent memory”:
A small sample of other words and phrases that my colleagues and I have identified as overworked and deserving a bit of rest:
in recent memory — An almost meaningless phrase.
it’s a long article, and obviously i posted the link before reaching the end of it.
sometimes i just can’t win.