June 29, 2007
— Ace S! Finally! S!
Okay, you're going to think this is dumb, probably, as I did at first. CNN ran the following AP story.
The whole story is "S." And then "Copyright AP." Not super funny, maybe, but this Fark thread gets a lot of mileage out of it, with arguments about whether or not the story is biased, etc.
Thanks to Sinistar.
Uh oh, did you see the disclaimer? They've copyrighted "s." Now you can't uze more than three without violating fair uze.
Posted by: Emily Litella at June 29, 2007 06:02 PM (r1Ip+)
Posted by: Hal at June 29, 2007 06:03 PM (GtsnN)
Posted by: Ron Paul at June 29, 2007 06:04 PM (1UCRY)
Oh, you said "s"?
Posted by: Ana Marie Cox at June 29, 2007 06:10 PM (T93tD)
Posted by: Sinistar at June 29, 2007 06:11 PM (KyMWc)
Posted by: profligatewasete at June 29, 2007 06:13 PM (5uRRZ)
Posted by: CNN at June 29, 2007 06:18 PM (1UCRY)
Posted by: The Sesame Street Gang at June 29, 2007 06:19 PM (gNyUT)
Ron Paul: 65%
Posted by: CNN at June 29, 2007 06:20 PM (1UCRY)
Posted by: Sinistar at June 29, 2007 06:22 PM (KyMWc)
Posted by: Grimaldi at June 29, 2007 06:22 PM (Rx9GP)
Posted by: wahhaw at June 29, 2007 06:27 PM (KyHUV)
Posted by: erg munck the urbanite at June 29, 2007 06:29 PM (HtEGF)
Speaking of trolls, what ever happened to Seattle?
Posted by: Sinistar at June 29, 2007 06:34 PM (KyMWc)
Posted by: N. O'Brain at June 29, 2007 06:56 PM (l6Hcc)
Posted by: sonnyspats1 at June 29, 2007 07:00 PM (DV0/w)
Posted by: pbrown at June 29, 2007 08:18 PM (NP8hw)
To all thoce koncerned about the rickc of violating the AP'c kopyright on "s," I kommend the cubcitution of the letter "c," one of whoce two pronunciationc is identikal to it.
Of kource, for perfekt klarity we muct renounce the uce of "c" for itc alternate "k" cound, but really, how bad would that be?
Posted by: Francis W. Porretto at June 30, 2007 02:19 AM (PzL/5)
It's really easy to get under Johnson's skin, and you need not be discourteous. Just ask resonable questions with whose basis he disagrees. He'll go berserk quickly.
Posted by: drjohn at June 30, 2007 02:43 AM (3+DdE)
Posted by: eman at June 30, 2007 03:40 AM (FWrFx)
to the Conthituthion in front of your clathmateth in fourth grade.
Eth! We hathe it, we do, prethiouth! Eth!
(Lithp? What lithp?)
Posted by: Joan of Argghh! at June 30, 2007 04:01 AM (8F+iI)
ask youself: what demographic of the population uses a lisping "s" to
define its cultural norm? It's a shibboleth of Eth! And CNN is
complicit! (Complithit! heh.)
This "S" is just a teaser for a whole new series highlighting how mere
human sounds are now racist indicators. The "S" is just the beginning.
Soon, we'll have an expose on the virulent "SH" so problematic to certain illegal immigrant demographics.
Posted by: Joan of Argghh! at June 30, 2007 04:10 AM (8F+iI)
Posted by: Purple Avenger at June 30, 2007 04:19 AM (fdMig)
S: "Well, Wolf remember without me we would hve just one of a lot of things"
Wolf Blittzer: "Are you a gay-Letter?"
S: "Let me me answer this way; I've seen the fronts and backs of all sorts of letters. I like it all."
WB: "I see. Let's move on to the situation in Iraq. There is a rumor going around in Washington that you let Vice President Cheney deliberately and unjustifiably insert you at the end of the term WMD. What's your response to these charges?"
S: " That was the intelligence we had at the time and I stand by my insertion."
Posted by: eman at June 30, 2007 05:09 AM (FWrFx)
Posted by: jhc at June 30, 2007 06:43 AM (A0beJ)
As in 'S'cotland?
I smell a consipracy.
Posted by: jmflynny at June 30, 2007 07:56 AM (iAdm7)
Not 'S' as in Scotland.
'S' as in Scandi.
Those CNN buggers are trying to make it easier for the Scandis to take over in cahoots with their New York Money Men.
Posted by: Nom de Blog at June 30, 2007 09:39 AM (6cdFB)
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