The value of vocabulary

The value of vocabulary

When it comes to word choice, few people are as adept as Mike "Doc" Emrick. He's best known for calling hockey. But even if you don't follow the icy action, you can appreciate the craft with which Emrick recounts the action. He started in radio and, like the great Vin...
The difference between a protest and a riot

The difference between a protest and a riot

We know word choice matters. Right now there's a lot of talk about riots and protests and sometimes those terms are used interchangeably. But they don't mean the same thing. Permit me to get wonky and share the established meanings of these terms. A act of protesting...