12-15-10: The Santa Claus of Clauses

December 15, 2010 at 8:03 am 2 comments

‘Tis the season…for clichés. During the holidays, newspaper headlines are full of stale leftovers. At the Baltimore Sun, there’s a list of banned holiday clichés. Is ho-ho-ho a no-no…no?

Today, Sheilah asks the man behind that list. John McIntyre is a veteran copy editor, the Baltimore Sun night content production manager, and, undoubtedly, the Santa Claus of clauses.

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  • 1. Chris Brown  |  December 15, 2010 at 9:54 am

    I enjoyed listening to this segment this morning. I am writing to ask about the song that was played following the interview. “Word, words words”….I’d like to hear that again!

    thank you,
    Chris Brown

    Reply
    • 2. mdmorn  |  December 15, 2010 at 10:16 am

      Glad you enjoyed it, Chris. Thanks for letting us know.

      That song is Tom Tom Club’s “Wordy Rappinghood,” as remixed by Tom Middleton. An excuse to get two great albums: Middleton’s great mix The Trip as well as Tom Tom Club’s self-titled album.

      Reply

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