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Subject:Maybe math isn't that hard
Time:08:36 am
"Sheryl Cotleur, the head buyer for Book Passage, which operates stores in Corte Madera and San Francisco, said the two stores have sold exactly two copies of the book. That works out to one copy per store."

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/19/DDHJ1AMAC3.DTL#ixzz0XK9CcvPM

Or maybe the editorial staff at SFGate is slipping. If you were editing that story, would you leave the last sentence in? (Re: Palin's book.)
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trcabbage
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Time:2009-11-19 05:11 pm (UTC)
Thank you for the first big grin of the day.

I wish she's just never be heard from again. She's like a train wreck, when she's in the news I just have to look to see how bad it is.


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jpmassar
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Time:2009-11-19 05:12 pm (UTC)
Given the tone of the article, it's appropriate.

I am surprised that an article with such a ridiculously obvious bias seems to be being posed as a news story, even in the SF Chronicle.
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whipartist
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Time:2009-11-19 06:35 pm (UTC)
Also on the front page:

Stop pouting, start leading, Newsom

With the city in crisis, the mayor's snit has to end. ...


So it's fair and balanced, I guess.
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Mark Rafn [dagon.net]
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Time:2009-11-19 07:48 pm (UTC)
If you take out the last sentence (and didn't clarify the quote some other way), you'd have some ambiguity.

One of my favorite lines from The Tick, upon being attacked by the Fortissimo Brothers, who have the strength of 10 men: Wait! Is that 5 men each or 20 men total?
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jcdill
Subject:editing is a dying profession
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Time:2009-11-19 10:43 pm (UTC)
Distgruntled Star Editor Take Revenge.
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whipartist
Subject:Re: editing is a dying profession
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Time:2009-11-19 11:39 pm (UTC)
Nicely done.
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rcfox
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Time:2009-11-19 11:29 pm (UTC)
It may not be selling in the Bay Area, but it's selling lots of copies everywhere else (300,000 on day one!).
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