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U.S. SENATOR Barbara (Don’t call me ‘Babs’, either) Boxer shows the general who’s the boss

Post by News Tribune Staff on June 18, 2009 at 2:36 pm |
June 18, 2009 2:36 pm

This may not make anyone forget U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott’s office manager and her “Don’t call me, Liz” e-mail tirade, but maybe it will take some of the heat off her.

Here’s another Politico blog posting that will entertain you.

(Sorry, you’ll have to listen to a 15-second Applebee’s commerical, but it’s worth the wait.)

From time to time, I have encountered a legislative committee chairwoman who prefers to be called “chairman.” Our journalistic style rule is, if you know the gender, use it. It’s more specific. And we hate, “chair person.”

–Joseph (Don’t Call me ‘Joey’) Turner

Funny stuff
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