Sunday, November 23, 2003

Once upon a time, people could write legibly . . .

Then came computers. An actual quote from an AP photo caption:
Romanian soliders clean the rifles that are downloaded from a container inside the Italian Carabinieri military police base in the Southern Iraqi town of Nasiriyah, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito) [More . . ]

It almost makes one wonder what the baud rate for a ConEx box is. Did the writer or the editor even for a moment consider that perhaps "unloaded" or "removed" might have been a better word. Or did he know, like Wally, that using those words impresses the PHB?
Just wait until AP reports that the Iraqi CPA has distributed hardcopy blowback of the new constitution.


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