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Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Stitch, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Anyone notice the word uneffected in stories on tainted eggs? It seems like the same mistake isn't being noticed around the country.
  2. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Most people are unaffected by such mistakes.
  3. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    I was just pointing this out to my wife yesterday. Some kind of bastardization of "unaffected" and "no ill effects." Regardless, you're right, it's bothersome.
  4. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    If we could all just get untracked, we could appreciate this new usage.
  5. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    They should recall those articles.
  6. beardpuller

    beardpuller Active Member

    I just figured these eggs did nothing soley for effect, that they were keepin' it real.
  7. WriteThinking

    WriteThinking Well-Known Member

  8. mediaguy

    mediaguy Well-Known Member

    Probably all the diseffected copy editors.
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