Tuesday, December 8, 2020

For the Record: Tennis, Anyone?


When History paused, sometime between 2009 and 2016. Via Courts of the World.

The court was the site of noteworthy tragedy in 1924, when Calvin Coolidge's sons Calvin Jr. (16) and John (17) were playing on the court: Calvin Jr. developed a blister on his right big toe, it got infected, and the kid died a week later of blood poisoning.

Copy editing tip: they should have used an n-dash, "now–first lady", though it still would look funny. But she who is first will later be last, for the times they are a-changing.

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