Monday, December 01, 2008

Work tidbit

If you've ever watched TV with the closed-captioning on, you know it's, um, inexact. Part of my job is researching local-tv coverage for big Fortune 500 clients, which sometimes requires deciphering captioning like this:

well, it's a theft investigation that stretches from California to Texas. a woman used Craig's list to sell her weri she claims ria man in league city ripped her off. now she is without herrings and the money she need to pay for medical bills. wendell edwards has the story.

Yes, Wendell, please tell all... I wish I could pay my medical bills with herrings.