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HORRORS - the "Bucket List" print ad in The Sunday Times Culture bit

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Bink · 18/02/2008 20:59

"Hugely Enjoyable. Great Star Acting at it's Finest" - DAILY STAR



(the last g is the sound of gagging)

In the Culture bit. The last bastion. Sob.

But, separate pedantic question: given that it is a quotation, & presuming that it is an accurate quotation, & presuming further that there are Rules on what & how you can extract from a review ... would you be allowed to make the correction?

Nobody need answer. I just wanted to screech.

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JackieNo · 18/02/2008 21:00

. Grim.

littlelapin · 18/02/2008 21:00

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WanderingTrolley · 18/02/2008 21:01

It needed a [sic]

policywonk · 18/02/2008 21:06

I saw the same ad in the Grauniad. I think it must have been churned out by some semi-literate scrote in an agency, and the newspapers are running it without checking.

If it's the same one I'm thinking of, All The Words Are Needlessly Capitalised.

littlelapin · 18/02/2008 21:15

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edam · 18/02/2008 21:19

Yes, you would be allowed to make a correction. Putting [sic] would be a bit daft, given they are boasting about the Star review.

As for the Star, that's what you get from a proprietor who sacks all the subs on the mysterious grounds that 'they just get in between journalists and readers'. Bloody mad pornographer - it's not even as if his loony business strategy actually works. He's running the papers into the ground.

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