Category: river of names


Language and Syntax in the Classroom

The day after the 2017 Boston Marathon, the marathon’s sponsor, Adidas, sent an email to participants who completed the race. The subject line read, “Congrats, you survived the Boston Marathon.” On the surface, nothing appears wrong with this line; however, given the events at the marathon on April 15, 2013, when¬†Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev¬†detonated two homemade bombs close to the finish line killing … Read More Language and Syntax in the Classroom