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Fantastic headline in the Plain Dealer today...

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by fmrsped, Jan 23, 2007.

  1. fmrsped

    fmrsped Active Member


    "Cavs take one in the grill"

    It was accompanied by Larry Hughes getting elbowed by Tony Battie, but still...

    No word yet on whether Dwight Howard finished on any of the Cavs' girls.
  2. Moondoggy

    Moondoggy Member

    Dammit. I could work at the Plain Dealer!
  3. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Get in line, moonie.
  4. fmrsped

    fmrsped Active Member

    No word from martygit yet, I see. ...
  5. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Is someone going to send them an email reminding them that it is spelled "grille" when used in conjunction with "finishing on," per SportsJournalists.com style.

    We just think it classes up the joint.
  6. fmrsped

    fmrsped Active Member

    I would more focus on how bad the headline is, but I could certainly include that if you wish, sir.
  7. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Thank you kindly.
  8. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    [westcoastvol]I'm westcoastvol, and I approved this headline[/westcoastvol]
  9. SoSueMe

    SoSueMe Active Member

    There was one in the Detroit Free Press Sunday reading:


    I read the headline about six times trying to figure it out. I asked my dad and sister to read it, and they were both dumbfounded.

    After reading the story, there was one paragraph mentioning how cold the weather was at Tiger-fest at Comerica Park.

    I assume the headline was a play on the headline that ran when when Kirk Gibson hit the clutch homer in the World Series in 1984. G-R-R-R-EAT!

    But there was no subhead to explain B-R-R-R-EAT! to the reader. Maybe I'm stupid (and that's a strong possibility) but that headline made little sense.
  10. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member


    Sounds like they were trying to spell out what flatulence sounds like.
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