[mythtv-users] Re:mythweb quote

Dennis Lou dlou99 at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 19 11:52:11 EDT 2004


 On Sun, 2004-04-18 at 12:51, Dane Kantner wrote:
>> Anytime you skip a commercial ... you're actually 
>> stealing the
>> programming.
>> - Jamie Kellner (CEO, Turner Broadcasting)
>>
>> Jamie Kellner hasn't been the CEO of Turner for
quite 
>> a while now... he
>> left and went back to the WB, but now he is 
>> retiring.... someone should
>> update it to say "former CEO" ... ;)
>
>He did not say it as a former CEO. 

I agree.  I'm no English professor, but I think 
proper style dictates that the attribution should
list his position at the time of the quote, not 
his current position.  For example, it wouldn't
have much impact if instead of "CEO", it says
"Retiree" or "Deceased".

-Dennis


	
		
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