Wednesday, March 08, 2006

What's with -30-?

Several people have asked. This is as good an explanation as I could find:

http://www.saila.com/journalism/thirty.shtml

Whichever explanation satisfies you, it's in the newsroom where this archaic practice has endured.

I really like the idea of using "</30>" instead of "-30-" and I wish I'd thought of it.

-30-

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