12 October 2000 - slow news day
< yesterday --
A local newspaper announced, “There are a million stories in our
hard-bitten city.” Well, yes, we hard-chewed newspaper readers
knew that. We can also guess that the stories are taking the afternoon off
to get dentures fitted, making today a slow news day.
But what bugs us most is that none
of the stories were written by Raymond Chandler.
I saw this front-page headline on Saturday, 16 September.
give me a clue so sweet and true