"Bold Language"

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Fri May 14 19:21:12 UTC 2010

What is the evidence for these various assertions about beans?

Is someone suggesting that the TIMES doesn't know beans?

 And which comment is Goodman's? This particular instnace of  bottom posting (of that is what it is) does not make clear where Bairead leaves off and Goodman begins--as so often happens with vpttom feeding.
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From: Dan Goodman
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Eoin C. Bairéad wrote:
> Is 'bold' meaning 'naughty' now standard in American English?
> Note that New York Times house style is not the same as standard American English.  For example, the Times uses "string beans" while "green beans" seems to be displacing that term.  "String beans" is standard in NYC.
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