|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 24, 2003, 12:19|
> Those things? You hardly hear 'em... Well, in Australia at least. I was
> reading an article from an online US paper, and Bush was called 'Mr
That's normal style (except in the first reference) for _The New York
Times_ and papers that copy it. This occasionally leads to absurd
results, as in the obituary for Elvis Presley (written by Molly Ivins),
where after the first reference he was "Mr. Presley" throughout.
Even more bizarre is the fate of rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg, who becomes
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To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There
are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language
that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful.