Wednesday, April 19, 2006

JUST ONE OF THE MANY QUESTIONS RAISED BY "UTAH JAZZ:" To join two of our obsessions around here--grammar and sports--a question spurred by a discussion on PTI this afternoon. What is the appropriate singular term for a single player from the Boston Red Sox or Chicago White Sox? Obviously, for most team names, you can simply drop the "s." Iverson is a 76er. A-Rod is a Yankee. But is Curt Schilling a Red Sock? A Red Sox? A Red So? Has this ever been definitively resolved?

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