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A headline from today's local newspaper:

Texting in class may distract college students from learning.

I like the use of the word "may." Gotta leave a little wiggle room, after all.

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nodressrehersal
Apr. 15th, 2012 10:02 pm (UTC)
Ya think? Might need to start a government agency to research that.
penshark
Apr. 16th, 2012 12:17 am (UTC)
I fear I skipped that story. I read the headline and decided none of the other beings in my house needed me screaming at the paper that early.
patrick_vecchio
Apr. 16th, 2012 12:24 am (UTC)
The subhead was worse because it was so lame.

I think they need more pictures of cute kids in the paper, don't you?
tanadariel
Apr. 16th, 2012 01:43 am (UTC)
A similar article was recently forwarded to all the faculty at the other school I work for. It took me about 2 minutes to realize it wasn't a joke email.

But yeah, the qualifier "may" is...wait, I'm sorry, I was texting and forgot how I wanted to finish that sentence.
patrick_vecchio
Apr. 16th, 2012 10:31 am (UTC)
I hope the headline writer was trying to be funny, but the subhead was so lame I'm afraid that's not the case.
thecriz5
Apr. 16th, 2012 04:06 am (UTC)
I pushed for that to run on the front page.
patrick_vecchio
Apr. 16th, 2012 10:30 am (UTC)
As well you should have. As Chuck would say, "Ya think?"
inkling7
Apr. 17th, 2012 11:37 pm (UTC)
whuhhhhh?!? OMG
sarahk809
Apr. 26th, 2012 09:52 am (UTC)
Ha.....I thought the same thing when I saw the headline!
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