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RE: Must-read newspaper a
Annette, David is the one who is responsible for making "pun" headlines
an important issue with me. This goes back a couple of years ago.
David, a few months ago I whipped off a letter to the editor of a local
computer paper for trying to be "cute" with almost every story headline.
They published the letter with edits, the major one making a pun for the
> A simple, straightforward
> headline such as: "Enjoy the Silence", "Quiet Retreat" or "Silent
> Retreat Center" would easily have worked just as well and been more
> informative. The cliche "silent treatment", meaning to shun someone
> by withholding conversation, is entirely inappropriate but still more
> of a "kick" for the editor who probably takes great satisfaction in
> contriving such puns.
I couldn't agree with you more.
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