Latest fallout from budget cuts was announced by BBC global news director Peter Horrocks. Calling it "a [...] day for the BBC," Horrocks warned that prepositional phrases may be next on the chopping block. We may have to broadcast my statement as "A [...] day [...].
BBC to cut adjectives, adverbs from broadcasts
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Showing solidarity with the economy measures required of the BBC, I now listen to 25% less of Chris Evans, now 45 seconds down from one minute.
they have enough administartors to try switching off the transmitters to save money. This deserves lots of suggestions to make it FP news - a story with lots of blank spaceto save money
as they saved so many stars you can have them
If someone had the grammatical nous to finish this I think it's FP material. I'd love to read an obviously adjectiveless quote from Mark Thompson for example...
I meant lots of us should submit, not someone else. He only comes up with the idea of getting a hard one to make someone smile. Any text transmitted with 25% cut would be highly interesting. Try it with a speech of Osborne and see what is left after a 25% cut
Try it with a speech of Osborne and see what is left after a 25% cut
75%? I may be wrong; arithmetic isn't my strongest suit...
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