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Chris Vallance | 12:50 UK time, Thursday, 18 October 2007

quotationmarks.jpgAnother win from the Blogger Teams' Blogs of Note: The Blog of Unnecessary Quotation Marks. Indeed there is precious little more annoying, particularly in news copy. What does it mean to say someone is a "terrorist" for example? I suppose it's a rather limp way of disowning a claim made by others but which you aren't quite sure you should be repeating, which seems to me a bit like selling a drink as "chocolate" flavoured when all it contains are brown coloured E-numbers.

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