"candle arbor"

Mark A. Mandel Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
Fri Jul 6 18:04:46 UTC 2001

The curmudgeon awakens to cudgel the Boston _Globe_.

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Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2001 08:00:35 -0400
From: Mark A Mandel
To: editor at globe.com
Subject: Life at Home

Reading today's lead "Life at Home" article ("With Their Own Hands",
7/5/2001, p. H1, by Rachel Travers) I thought, "An arbor covered with
candles, out in the garden? Maybe indoors? That's incredible!  That's...
strange." And then I looked again at the last line of the fifth paragraph,
pronounced "candle arbor", and said "That's *supposed* to be

Get your language right, please. It's our language, too.

-- Mark A. Mandel

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