Friday, March 4, 2005

How to improve writing (no 8. in a series)

This item also from Stefan Hagemann:

Here, perhaps, is number 8, more egregious because it's from the Chicago Tribune. In a story published today (March 4th) about spring training baseball, writer Mark Gonzales focuses on a gutsy performance by White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle. Evidently, Buehrle (pronounced "burly," in case you're interested) didn't have his best stuff but got by on a combination of craft and guile. This is the sub-headline:

"Starter makes due without his 'A' game."
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