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August 21, 2008

Slate's Sap-o-Metre

Since the Olympics began, Slate has been running this daily feature called The Olympics Sap-o-Meter. It's quite hilarious. They're basically tracking the number of sappy words sent forth by NBC commentators each day, and - not too surprisingly - 'mom' is leading the way. I wonder how the CBC would compare?

Posted by markmac at August 21, 2008 04:36 PM


Don't have any documentation to prove my point but I think that the commentators from the US are *much* sappier than those from the BBC. Do you think the public appreciates this much sappiness?

Posted by: schnitzr at August 26, 2008 07:21 AM

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