Two pistols at twenty paces

Were the duel feats conducted with pistols at twenty paces? And why is Yahoo! Sports covering a duel?

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You’d think a sports article would address the dual feats of the Blue Jays pitcher.

Dueling bombings

Unless the two bombings at the Boston Marathon were fighting each other, the writer for Yahoo! News meant dual bombings:

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And unless she refers to MIT as “mitt,” and not by its letters like the rest of the world does, then the article before it should be an, not a.

Pistols at dawn

Mary-Louise Parker is playing duel roles in an upcoming movie:

I think that means pistols at dawn. It also means that the Yahoo! Movies writer is homophonically challenged.

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