-- "Here our Mr Revere appears to score highly alongside a few other persons of interest."

-- "But verbing nouns has a long pedigree in English wordplay, as the greatest verber of all testifies."

-- "I’ve insisted for years that [sumo wrestlers] are remarkable athletes, but until I saw a 400 pound man execute a flawless split did I understand quite what a blend of strength, flexibility and power the sport requires."

-- "Now all the company has to do is figure out a way to sell all that Coke to people who may not remember what it tastes like."