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jarts: internet lawn defense league

you kids get off my lawn

Dear world: it's "Bury the lede," not "bury the lead."

We're fucking up the organization of a news story, not attending DiCaprio's funeral.

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Old newspaper copy conventions called for a slug line on the first page of copy and "Add 1" on the second page of copy, followed by "Add 2", etc, for the next pages. The end of the copy was marked with (30) or ###. (I can't remember if 30 or ### was developed first).