Linguist, lexicographer, writer, editor, broadcaster

Boxing misses me. I was the resurrection of the fight game

“He flies into the bag again and hits it with a flurry of lefts. As you hear the thuds you hear the names. Bam. Bam. Bam. Sonny Liston. Joe Frazier. George Foreman. Bam. Bam. Leon Spinks. Floyd Patterson. Then, clearly tiring, the jabs slow down to pat-a-cake speed. Bam. Jerry Quarry. Bam. Ken Norton. Bam. Ernie Terrell.”

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Grant Barrett