Friday, October 14, 2005


What Is and What Should Never Be

Note to headline writers and creators of Fox graphics:

A word or phrase that sounds like a different word or phrase is not necessarily a pun. A pun must involve some play on both the sound and the meaning of a word or phrase.

For example, titling a graphic describing, say, David Eckstein's postseason hitting prowess "Eck-Ray Vision" is utterly inappropriate, unless he's managed his postseason hitting prowess with rays from his eyes or some such nonsense, which he hasn't.

So stop it. Stop it stop it stop it.

That is all.

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Alright, Levi! A Led Zeppelin reference on baseballrelated... Now, I don't feel as bad about the whole John Bonham clue during that game at your house.
I prefer "Ramble On," gollum, gollum.
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