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Opening Arguments

An amusing bemusement

Hey, get a load of this:

Some at Indiana bemused

with Michigan grad speaker


Some graduating Indiana University students are scratching their heads that the University of Michigan's president will be their commencement ceremony speaker this weekend.

I call attention to the apparent befuddlement on the IU campus not because I care who

they have as commencement speaker or think you should care. I did just because

I was so pleased to see "bemused" used correctly in the headline as a synoymn for

puzzled. It is almost universally misunderstood and misused as a substitute for