Date: Wed, 8 Nov 1995 14:34:23 -0500
From: "Winfield, Laurie" lwinfield[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]RINET.HUNTON.COM
Subject: Re: Funny Names for Newspapers
The Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch is often called the Richmond Times-Despair
by readers who yearn for more objective reporting.
From: American Dialect Society
To: Multiple recipients of list ADS
Subject: Funny Names for Newspapers
Date: Wednesday, November 08, 1995 2:12PM
While I'm on the subject on Rush Limbaugh, Rush was angry at a liberal
reporterette (caller's word) from the Atlanta Urinal/Constipation
Our local paper, the Union-Recorder, is often dubbed the Onion Disorder.
In West Chester, PA, I heard the Daily Local News called the Daily Lack of
News. My graduate student says that the Sandersville Progress is called
Surely, there are other funny monickers for papers around the country.
Please post them. I could use a laugh. The college is giving me a
paperweight today for 15 years of service.
Professor of English
Director of Research and Graduate Student Services
Milledgeville, GA 31061
wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]mail.gac.peachnet.edu