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What better way to kick off this post than with an anticipatory Quote of the Day? (It’s back, Ricochetti! Please sign up for April, here.)
To illustrate this month’s “wind” theme, I thought I’d look to the sage and eminently quotable oeuvre of a man whose original turns of phrase and newly-minted colloquialisms enlivened English for all of his decades in baseball and beyond; Lorenzo Pietro Berra, better known simply as “Yogi.” Love the fact that his Wikipedia entry carefully states at the outset that he is “not to be confused with Yogi Bear.” And that the reverse is true, in the heading of the article about the ursine one. Can’t be too careful when it comes to clarifying what could be seen as misinformation (or even falsehoods trafficked under the guise of satire) if a person isn’t doing his due diligence in rooting out the malefactors and the misrepresentations.
Oh…wait! A bit of fake news in the annals of which there has not been much whicher. From the Associated Press, on September 23, 2015: