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Is it weird turn-of-phrase day?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by WazzuGrad00, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. WazzuGrad00

    WazzuGrad00 Guest

    From a Lexington Herald-Leader story about the Kentucky-North Carolina game:
    From the AP's Ted Stevens story:
    The lead from the AP's Washington-Cleveland State gamer:
    From the AP's AL MVP story:

  2. editorhoo

    editorhoo Member

  3. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Maybe it's just bad writing day.
    And why the hypen in octogenarian? Bad editing day, too?
  5. WazzuGrad00

    WazzuGrad00 Guest

    That was us, forced hyphenation to cure a bad break.
  6. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Is this worth the wait for the print edition? </crossthreading>
  7. editorhoo

    editorhoo Member

    It was also wretched analogy day.

    Somali Pirates and college basketball?
  8. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Somali pirates is right up there with "boom goes the dynamite."
  9. Diego Marquez

    Diego Marquez Member

    Captain Hookshot?
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Fits better than "Pittsburgh Pirates" and "Major League Baseball" I suppose..
  11. zebracoy

    zebracoy Guest

    Funny. You'd think people would want to be getting off the S.S. Gillispie.
  12. editorhoo

    editorhoo Member

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