“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.
Sports are based on the countermoonbat principle of competition. Unless the game is fixed, the athlete who performs best wins.
In its decision to cancel federal trademarks for the name of the Washington Redskins, the US Patent and Trademark Office
In pre-Obama times, if you didn’t live up to minimal expectations of toughness, courage, and fortitude, you would be admonished