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View Diary: UPDATED: Andrea Mitchell says Clinton may be out this week (?) (108 comments)

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  •  I wouldn't do that. (1+ / 0-)
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    There is a school of thought on this blog that the word "BREAKING" is overused.

    •  Out of curiousity (0+ / 0-)

      then what does "Breaking" mean?  Is it for an emerging story?  If not, what is it for?

      •  In my view, BREAKING means... (0+ / 0-)

        I think it means "new" but is in conjunction with something of importance.  You could technically say that me having french toast, this morning, was breaking since I usually have oatmeal--but nobody cares.  Breaking is a term meant to gain attention to a news story because it's more of an urgency.
        I agree with those who say it's overused on Kos.  

        "I am here because of Ashley." - Unknown Obama supporter.

        by rainmanjr on Mon May 12, 2008 at 08:03:49 AM PDT

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