“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.
One of them is “The no huddle is about to take over the league.” We’ll see.
Old and busted: “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not
The ’72 Olympics was by far the: worst: (though not so much “blown” as political). The Hand of God goal was pretty