Broadcast journalism

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Apr 5 16:09:30 UTC 2010

I could swear I heard Obama say "wrecked havoc" in one of his speeches
last week.

Yup! Sure enough, it was there:

Both start out with the same paragraph in the first post, but they
diverge from there.

The second one is more interesting. One detour gets into the "upper
crust" pet peeve. Then the same poster (the one who started the thread
in the first place) does a mea culpa because he finds that Webster lists
pronunciation for both "wreck" and "wreak" as sometimes similar.

And fun was had by all...


On 4/5/2010 11:36 AM, Bill Palmer wrote:
> Charlayne Hunter Gault on NPR this morning reported on the death of a =
> "violence-proned" white supporter of apartheid.
> The inspector general (?) of the Church of Scientology, during a CNN =
> interview last week, denied being the "perpetuator" of any crime.
> Bill Palmer

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