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Gibbo2286
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Journalism

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Can you imagine any of our current newspaper writers being able to write like this?
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Gibbo2286 wrote:
05 Jul 2021, 10:06
Can you imagine any of our current newspaper writers being able to write like this?
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Apart from the current scoop's inability to make the most of our glorious language, there is also the reality of the evolution of some of the vocabulary used in that clipping Gibbo. Read with today's interpretation of some of the adjectives used, it paints a completely different picture from the one intended by the author at the time!! :-D
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Well, if you read a decent newspaper you might find proper use of the English language..
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The first column in that picture has the headline missing, I've just been told that the building referred to was in Reading and apparently is still there but now a pub.