Podcast Discussion - "Ireland or Hechts?" - 1.22.21

Bill Lehecka

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Tony opens the show by talking about sneakers, ties, and sweaters. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports calls in with his thoughts on the Conference Championship games as well as some front office moves around the league, Jeff Ma - host of the podcast "Bet The Process" calls in with his weekend picks as does Meet The Press Host Chuck Todd, and Tony closes out the show by opening up the Mailbag.

Songs : Nelly's Echo "Calling For You" ; Advanced Placement "Waiting 'Till Tomorrow"


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Jethro

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I don't know why I get hung up on stupid stuff like this, but his insistent use of "pair" as a plural is grating. "Four pairs of shoes" is entirely grammatically correct. "Four pair of shoes", while also acceptable but far less common and considered non-standard, comes off as insufferably pretentious.

https://www.grammarphobia.com/blog/2012/03/pair-pairs.html#:~:text=And here's Garner's: “The preferred,often appears as a plural.”&text=In a usage note, American,or pair) of stockings.”

https://www.quora.com/Whats-the-correct-plural-form-pair-or-pairs
 
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Harpua

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I don't know why I get hung up on stupid stuff like this, but his insistent use of "pair" as a plural is grating. "Four pairs of shoes" is entirely grammatically correct. "Four pair of shoes", while also acceptable but far less common and considered non-standard, comes off as insufferably pretentious.
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