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2013-02-02 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Newsweek company renames as 'NewsBeast'
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Posted by Fred 2013-02-02 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [279 views ]  Top

#1 A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. As would a big steaming pile of poo.
Posted by SteveS 2013-02-02 00:13||   2013-02-02 00:13|| Front Page Top

#2 "Baba Shetty"???

Any relation or link to a Boy named "Sue"???

Sorry - couldn't resist.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-02 00:33||   2013-02-02 00:33|| Front Page Top

#3 That's a shetty name for a once proud business.
Posted by KBK 2013-02-02 08:37||   2013-02-02 08:37|| Front Page Top

#4 "I'm Tina Brown, and I smell like a NewsBeast"
Posted by Frank G 2013-02-02 10:47||   2013-02-02 10:47|| Front Page Top

#5 It was unclear if the change would be visible to readers, however, as the website newsbeast.com directs people to a Greek-language news site.

CASSIUS:Did Cicero say any thing?
CASCA:Ay, he spoke Greek.
CASSIUS:To what effect?
CASCA:Nay, an I tell you that, Ill ne'er look you i' the face again: but those that understood him smiled at one another and shook their heads; but, for mine own part, it was Greek to me.

[idiom - It's all Greek to me. (informal)
something that you say when you do not understand something that is written or said]

Apropos
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-02-02 11:23||   2013-02-02 11:23|| Front Page Top

#6 Their UPC code is 666.
Posted by DarthVader 2013-02-02 13:36||   2013-02-02 13:36|| Front Page Top

#7 I thought "NEWSREEK" would be appropriet. But then who am I to say?

Posted by junkiron 2013-02-02 22:03||   2013-02-02 22:03|| Front Page Top

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