Date: Sat, 16 Mar 1996 11:39:36 -0500
From: "Margaret G. Lee -English" mlee[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CS.HAMPTONU.EDU
Subject: Re: newspaper names
How about "The Daily Mess" for The Daily Press and "The Daily
Regress" for The Daily Progress (both Virginia newspapers)?
On Fri, 15 Mar 1996, SETH SKLAREY wrote:
(from the Bong bulletin)
PEJORATIVES. Charlotte (N.C.) Observer: Charlotte Disturber,
Charlotte Perturber, NotServer and Blurber, reports Thompson
Allred (web480[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]charweb.org). It also shares a nickname with
the Portland Oregonian: The O or Big O.
-- The Hawaii Tribune Herald's (and Hawaii Sumo News') Hunter
Bishop (hunterb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]interpac.net) advises that yes, they are
sometimes the Hawaii Buffoon-Herald
-- The Brooklyn (N.Y.) Home Reporter and Brooklyn Spectator?
The Home Distorter and The Brooklyn Speculum or Brooklyn
the Pejorative Poster listing more than 120
"street" newspaper names ($3) and the Chagrin Falls Commercial
Scimitar Foreign Correspondent press card ($1.50) are available
for quick delivery. Place orders at BONG Center, 2517 Rugby Road,
Dayton, Ohio 45406. Prices include delivery in North America.
Happy to be a catalyst for change or even large bills, BONG Chief
Copyboy Charley Stough, Dayton Daily News, 45 S. Ludlow St., urges
all BONGers to participate in the democratic process and save
their receipts! E-mail copyboy[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]dma.org. Phone (513) 225-2445
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