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  • Now Thats moving!!!!!!

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    • Should typos count as clueless writing? I don't think so. I'm sure that the T&FN person who typed that did not think that the guy had run a 3:38+ mile.

      In any event, it looks as if that particular typo has been fixed.

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      • Unfortunately I remember very well this article in one Serbian newspapers during Paris WCh 2003 , there was a picture with a comment something like "new 100m world champion celebrating his gold medal". The sad thing is it was Darren Campbell on the picture celebrating his bronze medal.
        I even managed to find part of it http://arhiva.glas-javnosti.rs/arhiv...03082609.shtml though can't see the comment bellow the pic this time.

        Forget Saint Kitts and NeviLs part, even in recent years I've heard commentators struggling to say the country's name when Kim Collins is around, Sigi from Eurosport Germany is leading the table lol

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        • Originally posted by tandfman View Post
          Should typos count as clueless writing? I don't think so. I'm sure that the T&FN person who typed that did not think that the guy had run a 3:38+ mile.

          In any event, it looks as if that particular typo has been fixed.
          Want typos examples?
          Want one from our very own front page??
          Quick!
          Before they see it...and change it!
          Here it is:

          Winning a Half-Marathon twenty MONTHS pregnant!
          (All Caps mine!)

          It's about Stephanie Bruce.
          Except she was 20 WEEKS pregnant!!
          LOL

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          • New nominee (although I shouldn't look free Universal in the mouth). In announcing teh 4x1, both the graphic and the announcer are calling it the "1-lap relay"!!!

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            • ...and the 8 lap relay..

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              • Originally posted by gh View Post
                New nominee (although I shouldn't look free Universal in the mouth). In announcing teh 4x1, both the graphic and the announcer are calling it the "1-lap relay"!!!
                I don't get Universal, so I had to resort to a pirated webcast. They had EuroSport and their caption did the same thing. IIRC, last year it was the same. It must be either the IAAF or the organizers that came up with this abomination.
                "A beautiful theory killed by an ugly fact."
                by Thomas Henry Huxley

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                • I hate the fact IAAF World Relays event is often called World Relay Championships. Because it's not.

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                  • Originally posted by Pakilo View Post
                    I hate the fact IAAF World Relays event is often called World Relay Championships. Because it's not.
                    The title of my blog post previewing the meet is:

                    The USA and Jamaica "World" Relays Preview

                    LOL

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                    • Originally posted by gh View Post
                      New nominee (although I shouldn't look free Universal in the mouth). In announcing teh 4x1, both the graphic and the announcer are calling it the "1-lap relay"!!!

                      A minor price to pay to not be subjected to the regular tripe of mindless post-race interviews and mute-inducing commentary that is the standard fare when NBC is in charge.
                      There are no strings on me

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                      • where's the blush emoticon? I just noticed that i've titled all the World Relays threads as '14.

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                        • This is from the website of the Courier-Journal of Florence, Alabama.

                          >>Males and females of my generation remember Bruce Jenner with the utmost respect. He wasn’t the world’s fastest runner, or the best hurdler, distance runner, long jumper, or pole vaulter. Moreover, he likely wasn’t in the top one thousand in the world for any single Olympic track and field event in 1976. He was far from a physical specimen like 400 meter hurdle Gold medalist, Edwin Moses, or 100 meter dash Gold medalist, Don Quarrie. <<


                          http://www.courierjournal.net/commen...35adf1368.html

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                          • Originally posted by tandfman View Post
                            He was far from a physical specimen like 400 meter hurdle Gold medalist, Edwin Moses, or 100 meter dash Gold medalist, Don Quarrie.
                            That's not just clueless; that's sightless. He has a Greek god sculpted in flesh and blood! I'd have to verge on the homo-erotic to express how much I wanted to be built like him!!!!

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                            • Atticus, you may have had a hetero-sexual crush on Bruce, but mine was on Ricky Nelson. That's who I wanted to look like !

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                              • And had you, every pubescent girl in America would have been in love with YOU!!

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