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Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Alf S, Jun 4, 2015.

  1. Dennis Nicholls

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    I hate reading "Gluten Free!!!" on bags of tortilla chips.

    They are made of corn. Corn is intrinsically gluten free.
     
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  2. Kevin Hewell

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    Most people are idiots and wouldn't have realized that, hence, putting it on the package.
     
  3. Clinton McClure

    Clinton McClure Casual Enthusiast
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    My shampoo proudly advertises it’s gluten free. :laugh:
     
  4. RobertR

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    "gluten free" as the fashionable characteristic du jour, regardless of whether or not it has particular benefit.
     
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  5. Mike Frezon

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    If you fellas weren't aware, the Home Theater Forum is also gluten-free.

    :D
     
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  6. Clinton McClure

    Clinton McClure Casual Enthusiast
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    But is it salsa free?
     
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    Is it silica free?
     
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    Certainly NOT addiction free!
     
  9. Johnny Angell

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    I knew that, but I didn’t want to show off.
     
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  11. Mike Frezon

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    "Journalists" who have no idea what they're wiring about:

    From Newsweek:
    Anyone notice the error (the factual one - not the grammatical one)? How did this make it to "print"?!?
     
  13. Mike Frezon

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    Newsweek ain't what it used to be. Hasn't been for many years.

    But that is egregious.
     
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    I would bet that the author is under 40 years of age, probably less. Apparently the editor also. Still, I would have thought this is one topic that everyone would have a level of knowledge about that would preclude the error.
     
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    Yes this is a good subject that relates to pet peeves- poorly written articles. I surf through a couple of sites, reading about incidents, and there always seems to be misspelled words and factual errors in the articles I read. Under educated or lazy people who don’t do a proper job.
     
  16. Malcolm R

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    Yes, simple things a quick search of Wikipedia or spell-check would resolve.
     
  17. Dennis Nicholls

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    I'm really annoyed by auto-spell-correct.

    I have two now-former newspaper journalists in my family. They are the most poorly-educated people in said family. Somehow you can get a degree in "journalism" without taking any substantive coursework.
     
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    Maybe they did a fact-check on the internet and found out that this was all a hoax.
     
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    You mean the “fact” that they only went to the moon once?
     
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    I did a commercial when all the gluten stuff first started. It was for a store that sold sweet, cakes, candies, etc. I said glutton free. lol the sales guy put on a pouty face with one like the world was ending.
     
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