Monthly Archives: June 2021

No taps for tap.

Tap is a headline writer’s favorite verb, when used to mean choose or select. A quick check online and I find a list of 216 synonyms for choose, and tap is among them. I love the word, it’s short and classic journalese since you never use it in everyday speech. And tap can mean all kinds of things, in addition to choose or name or appoint. I’m waiting for a… Read Article →