“NFL broadcasting cliches will come back to haunt you”
Norman Chad comments on some of the worst of announcer-speak. Two examples:
“He is able to walk off the field under his own power.”: How else do you walk off the field? Heck, you never hear about somebody “walking away from a meeting under his own power” or “walking away from a marriage under his own power.”
“He’s deceptively quick.”: How can you tell?
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
Everything is racist these days. Even the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, apparently. At least that is the latest tempest in
Not even in a faculty lounge at the UC Berkeley Sociology Department could you expect to find a more unbreathable
It’s a tough list. Buckner booting the ball is only 12th.