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Could they not come up with a better headline? Did CBS Sports lay off some copy editors or something? Are the interns running the website? That is just horrid!

http://www.offthebaseline.com/
 
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I only had to read it about 10 times before realizing what it was trying to say :rolleyes: :lol: What a bad headline
 

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lol :lol: its kind of funny how stupid it is
 

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spiceboy said:
Could they not come up with a better headline? Did CBS Sports lay off some copy editors or something? Are the interns running the website? That is just horrid!

do you work in media? You seem to be a professional at criticizing it.
 

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Very lame headline. They clearly don't know how "Mauresmo" is pronounced because "Remarkable" and "Mauresmo" sound nothing alike. :lol:

no, that's the thing, they DO sound alike. Those syllables in Remarkable and Mauresmo are pronounced exactly the same. But when you stick that "maur" into "remarkable", it turns into "remorkable".
 

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I think vogus must be the author of the article :lol:
 

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Erika_Angel said:
I think vogus must be the author of the article :lol:

nah, i agree that it's an atrocious headline, but i understand how the intern or whoever it was came up with it.
 

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vogus said:
no, that's the thing, they DO sound alike. Those syllables in Remarkable and Mauresmo are pronounced exactly the same. But when you stick that "maur" into "remarkable", it turns into "remorkable".
That's not true. They are not pronounced the same way at all! But anyway, I don't find the headline that stupid
 

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vogus said:
no, that's the thing, they DO sound alike. Those syllables in Remarkable and Mauresmo are pronounced exactly the same. But when you stick that "maur" into "remarkable", it turns into "remorkable".
:scratch: Those syllables don't sounds the same... together or apart! :lol:

Mar and Maur aren't pronounced the same!
 

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vogus said:
no, that's the thing, they DO sound alike. Those syllables in Remarkable and Mauresmo are pronounced exactly the same. But when you stick that "maur" into "remarkable", it turns into "remorkable".
So you anglos pronounce Mauresmo as if it was an English word, i.e. Mauw-rehz-mow (or mahr-ehz-mow), rather than mo-rehz-mo (short o's)?
 

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Corswandt said:
So you anglos pronounce Mauresmo as if it was an English word, i.e. Mauw-rehz-mow (or mahr-ehz-mow), rather than mo-rehz-mo (short o's)?

If i say it in normal US English it's "Mah-REZ-mo". I guess the British and Aussies pronounce it differently.
 

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If I pronounced English language words as if they were Portuguese, the results would be hilarious:

Lindsay Davenport would be linn-dsah-ih duh-veynh-port

Ashley Harkleroad would be uh-shley hurk-luh-roh-ahd

(most of our vowels go unstressed)

I think the Spanish pronounce foreign words like this. I remember watching their news on teevee once and hearing the TV news anchor refer to something called grah-tih-foolh didd. It was only after some archive footage was shown that I realized they were talking about Grateful Dead.
 

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spiceboy said:


Could they not come up with a better headline? Did CBS Sports lay off some copy editors or something?
http://www.offthebaseline.com/
Copy editors are the ones who come up with the headlines :lol: This is a typical American sports headline. You should read the New York Post or New York Daily News. One for last week for Sasha Cohen was "Crash-Asha".
 

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:haha: Classic :p
 
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