The Press: Understandable Man

Almost every rule in the newsman's book is broken by "Roundy" Coughlin.

He writes whatever he happens to think of, in a free-flowing stream undammed by grammar or punctuation — and no copy desk corrects him. Example: "I suppose some won't like this I don't care if they do or not this is my opinion . . . that 45 cents for some of them drinks is terrible. . . . Some of this stuff they serve you now has drove more guys to the water wagon than any Lent in history." Roundy Coughlin...

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