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(Ars Technica)   Come for some geek knowledge, stay for the newspaper quotes from a time when journalists knew how to write   ( divider line
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2012-05-03 08:42:04 AM  
I just asked my dad if he remembers this.
2012-05-03 12:33:34 PM  

namatad: I just asked my dad if he remembers this.

Why do you hate your dad?
2012-05-03 12:38:51 PM  
Heh, have to admit that subby was spot on. Hardly anyone, let alone those who call themselves 'journalists', can write like that anymore. That was fun to read.
2012-05-03 12:49:03 PM  
I'm surprised the headline didn't include "The sun was there"
2012-05-03 12:53:36 PM  
How that story would be handled by today's media:

A lack of tax cuts is suspected in a series of blackouts today...
2012-05-03 02:17:59 PM  
It's a shame a well written article is remarkable simply because it is well written.
2012-05-03 04:01:19 PM  
Great catch subby, thank you. The Aurora painting near the bottom was beyond awesome.
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