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That is to say he emphasizes what he wishes — whereas the newspaper correspondent writes in cablese — then has his copy edited, maybe rewritten and then pub1ished under a bank of headlines in which he has no say.
He should be fired for his uber-hyperbolic cablese.
Note: The original written in cablese, i.e., Borne brunt in defense Rangoon comma Burma and Yunnan.
The article was titled A-Twitter and it compared Twitter to a form of abbreviated communication used by foreign correspondents in the first half of the 20th century called cablese.
I received an intensive education in the arcane language “cablese.”
DOWNPLAY, for “play down,” was a cablese word that survived in the American language.
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