“NFL broadcasting cliches will come back to haunt you”
Norman Chad comments on some of the worst of announcer-speak. Two examples:
“He is able to walk off the field under his own power.”: How else do you walk off the field? Heck, you never hear about somebody “walking away from a meeting under his own power” or “walking away from a marriage under his own power.”
“He’s deceptively quick.”: How can you tell?
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
Although Kareem’s first quote is humorous, it looks to me like he’s on both sides of the fence here –
If you’re a baseball fan–particularly if you’re a Yankee lover or hater–this: fake Derek Jeter diary: is pretty funny.