THE news is often given a sharper edge by the things people are sayinglines that tell a lot in daily conversation but may get lost in routine day-to-day reporting. A few examples from this week's TIME:
"Parting the waters"newsmen's description of President Johnson's favorite oratorical exercise, a spreading breast-stroke-like gesture.
"The Westmoreland Stretch"the term that military men have applied to the ability of Army Lieut. General William Westmoreland, the new U.S. military-assistance commander in South Viet Nam, to get more than a day's work out of his men every day.
"The Mail-Order Bride"what some Oregonians are calling Henry Cabot Lodge, following a tart cue...