Friday, August 14, 2009...10:21 pm

Why newspapers still need sub-editors #3

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Spotted in today’s Metro – a travel piece on what looks like a delightful part of Sardinia. But I think the “gut-busting” lunch enjoyed by the writer has affected her English.

…courses of muscles and clams, fat prawns and melt-in-the-mouth hoops of calamari…

And I thought the Metro was supposed to be a subs’ paper…

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