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What a shitty headline

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Double J, Jul 17, 2009.

  1. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    According to a headline on the website of the daily newspaper where I toiled for 16 years, a local nuclear power generation facility has "shit" rather than shut down one of its reactors.

    Bruce Power shits down unit temporarily

    No idea whether this headline will actually make the print edition, which won't hit the streets until mid-morning. Oh God, I hope so!!!

    I doubt it will last very long online, though, which is why I'm really glad that some enterprising (not to mention handsome and charming) Facebooker took and posted a picture of it for posterity's sake. :)


    I'm gonna laugh my ass off about this for a LOOOOOOOOOOOOONG time. :D ;D :D ;D :D
  2. jlee

    jlee Well-Known Member

    I love that Bruce Power looks like someone's name.

    And as of this post, it's still up.
  3. Hey, give Mr. Power a break. We've all been in his shoes before. When you gotta go and all.
  4. jlee

    jlee Well-Known Member

    But right in the reactor? That there takes planning. This was premeditated, I say.
  5. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Shitting all down your unit, though......no matter how much you scrubbed it, you still wouldn't be able to keep a straight face next time your SO (or someone else) was down there.
  6. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Bruce Power - so named because it's located in Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario.

    I love it because the CEO is a Scotsman with a really thick brogue, and every time you hear him say the word "power," all you can picture is Scotty from Star Dreck - "I dewwn't heff the PEEOWER!!"
  7. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    Still there! :)
  8. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    He's probably related to Max Power.
  9. mediaguy

    mediaguy Well-Known Member

    Fixed. Kinda sad. Like the shit down, was only temporary.
  10. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    Or Ted Power
  11. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

  12. And just as temporary.
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