Sunday, March 04, 2007

Sunday Roundup

News
Scott Ostler of the San Francisco Chronicle thinks that Marie Curie may be spinning.


Blogs
Steroid Nation appreciates the support of Landis by Phil Liggett, especially considering the stance Liggett has taken against PEDs in cycling.

Competitive Cyclist at some point ran a loonnng piece about the Brooklyn FFF event that we haven't seen before. They think Landis has a future in politics. We rate a tiny mention all the way at the end.


Thought for the Day

[On] public grousing about defendants getting off on a technicality."Many times, this 'technicality' is the U.S. Constitution. Prosecutors charge people on technicalities all the time, but this word would never be used to describe their tactics."





2 comments:

theresa said...

I LOVE the thought of the day!! Thank you for reminding us.

Gary said...

Did you guys catch the Verus cyclism preview? Bobke's summation of the Landis case was:

"The French totally pranged us."

Still looking through the OED for this specific usage of "prang."