Can we nail something down and never return to it again? “All right” is always written just that way: as two words: “all right.” It is never “alright.” Ditto “a lot.” It’s always two words, not the one-word bastardization “alot.”
There. Done. I hope I never have to mention this again.
By the way, this blog will continue for a while, because despite a creditable effort, Margaret did not succeed in hiking me to death on the sun blasted, steep, rocky trails of Canyonlands National Park this week.