Finicky Finger-Wag

Until then, many are relishing in his struggles and those of his team: The Astros, who reached the World Series last season, were 12-10 and battling for second place in the American League West just over a third of the way through the season.

Let’s make that either “relishing his struggles” or “reveling in his struggles.” These two semi-rhyming verbs are not switch hitters.

(David Waldstein, “Even in a Pandemic, Everyone Still Hates the Astros,” NYTimes, 8-18-20)

(c) 2020 JMN

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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