Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Yep, sounds serious to me

One just has to wonder what goes through the little minds at Fox sometimes, doesn't one?

It's almost impossible to figure out what the "serious" is doing there. Nobody in the (5-graf) story says "serious," and it's not the sort of "claim quote" the British press uses to mark assertions that we mark with attribution (though Fox does employ them sometimes; I think that's a nod to its heritage). And what else would we be doing -- distinguishing this from all those light-hearted fatal falls on Mount Hood?




1 Comments:

Blogger The Ridger, FCD said...

Was the story cut down, maybe?

Even if it was, though, that's a stupid word to pull into the headline.

9:14 PM, January 22, 2009  

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