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Old 11-09-2008, 12:45 PM   #1
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This morning's The Australian has several articles on the executions of the Bali bombers, and the journalists (plus at least one sub-editor) have made a few embarrassing language gaffes.

In the leading article on Page one, there is:
Until the end, the bumbers – members of the Jemaah Islamiah regional terror network – expressed no remorse for their 'infidel' victims...
And on page 6, a continuation of another Page 1 article has the heading:
Families run a gauntlet of emotion
I think the sub-editor in this case is mixing gauntlet and gamut.

I stopped reading after that one.

   
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