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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2005-11-21 00:14:39

Registered: 2005-10-29
Posts: 9

Beyond approach for Beyond reproach

From the message board at Daily Kos, 11/21/05:

“When anonymous sources are quoted, it implies that some authority is vouching for what they say, some source that, in the case of the New York Times, is assumed to be beyond approach.”

Of course this should be “beyond reproach.”

Over 500 ghits, but muddied by a brand name for software called “Beyond Approach.”



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