Tag Archives: Steve Annear

Ave Atque Vale, the Queen of Prince Spaghetti

The city of Boston said hail and farewell to one of its signature characters this past week. From Steve Annear’s Boston Globe obituary: Mary Fiumara, 88; mother from Prince Spaghetti commercial Her call, two words, turned Mary Fiumara into an icon of … Continue reading

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When a Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés . . .

. . . well, that’s just sad. The hardworking staff has plied the differently clichéd beat for quite some time now, but this week we had our first twofer: A pair of mangled phrases in the course of one day. Begin with this piece from … Continue reading

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