[Ads-l] Mrs. Malaprop writing news stories again...

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 9 22:24:16 UTC 2015


Some recall the pioneer amphibious pitcher. As a rookie with so much
to learn he famously said "It's not easy being green":
http://pic.twitter.com/KfLWzOVxsW

On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 12:21 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Omnidextrous?
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> DanG
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> On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 12:16 PM, George Thompson <george.thompson at nyu.edu>
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>> Are we sure that he's not an ambiguous pitcher?
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>> Or an amphibologous pitcher?
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>> How about ambitious?
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>> GAT
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>> On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 12:28 AM, Dave Hause <dwhause at cablemo.net> wrote:
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>> > Not to mention that he pitches with both arms - I thought they could only
>> > throw one ball at a time.
>> > Dave Hause
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>> > The "amphibious pitcher" strikes again?
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>> http://us.newscodex.com/newspaper-celebrates-mlbs-first-amphibious-pitcher-3f3290011d4c4f1da7c813255ca67f51
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>> http://dailyreadlist.com/article/newspaper-celebrates-mlbs-first-amphibious-pitche-67
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