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CJ needs copy desk help, apparently.

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Killick, Nov 8, 2008.

  1. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Don't know how old this is, but someone just sent it to me.
    Looks like the Courier-Journal needs some copy desk help.

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  2. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member

  3. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    That is fantastically bad!
  4. Appgrad05

    Appgrad05 Active Member

  5. pseudo

    pseudo Well-Known Member

    Unless you're Ms. Talley or a member of her family. Then, not so awesome.

    (Of course, I fully expect this to join the regular rotation of busted heds, right up there with Roasted Nuts ...)
  6. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    Wow. Just. Wow.

    Ky. Sportswriter, white courtesy phone, please. Seen this before?
  7. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Most certainly did, Colton.

    That paper is a few weeks, maybe a month or so old by now.
  8. SixToe

    SixToe Active Member

    Um ... shocker?
  9. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    KY: That poor girl... unreal.
  10. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Bet there were jokes galore about who has been playing her back nine.
  11. Bud_Bundy

    Bud_Bundy Active Member

    Wasn't a headline, but a few weeks ago I saw someone really foul up the cliche "licking their wounds" in an online football preview.

    Honest to God, it said a team was through "licking their wombs" after last weeks' defeat.

    Our office had a pretty good laugh about it. When I told my wife, she that was bad enough, but suppose it was about a field hockey team?
  12. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    I'm still collecting some of these for class. Post away. Or better yet, send me links.
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