"off of" in NYT headline

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Aug 31 14:10:53 UTC 2010

At 7:39 AM -0400 8/31/10, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>At 8/30/2010 11:35 PM, David Wake wrote:
>>I would expect "away from", but I'm more interested in the apparent
>>evolution of New York Times style.
>Perhaps the print version did not have room for the longer but better
>forms, and the headline has not been "corrected" on-line.  I can't
>check; my copy of the New England edition seems to lack this article.
Clicking on
yields the headline "Banks Grow Wary of Environmental Risks".  Maybe
the "off of" version was just a rough first draft of eco-financial


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