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Hey AP...

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by dieditor, May 11, 2007.

  1. dieditor

    dieditor Member

    ....watch your headlines. I know it's pronounced "Wong" but if anyone used this headline they're probably catching hell.

    "Yankees' Wang hit hard, Red Sox rough up Halladay"

    Doesn't hitting your wang hard cause hairy palms and blindness?
     
  2. budcrew08

    budcrew08 Active Member

    Our sports department used "Wang roughed up," which may have been the tamest thought for a headline in that sense.
     
  3. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    I agree with your overall point, but is anyone lazy enough to use the headlines the AP slaps on its stories?
     
  4. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Wow. Just wow.
     
  5. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Oh, yeah, I've seen it a lot.
     
  6. dieditor

    dieditor Member

    I can't remember the last time we've used one, my SE just died laughing when he saw it.
     
  7. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    If he'd have pitched a perfect game (he flirted with one), it would have been like walking a tightrope on the headline. My favorites that you couldn't use: "Perfect Wang" or "Magic Wang."
     
  8. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    Masterful Wang?
     
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