Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Post-Dispatch "Long Snapper" Headline, Reminiscent of The Onion "Long Snapper" Headline

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 7:32 AM

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All of this is to say that the term "long snapper" is not used frequently enough in headlines.

From yesterday's Post-Dispatch:
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And from The Onion:
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Yes, The Onion headline is intentionally funny, but so too are the online comments regarding the winless Rams (0-7) acquisition of a new long snapper.

Writes stltoday.com commenter, Spartan: "9-7 here we come."


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