Holding It In: The Post Tries Not to "Leak"

Ah, the lengths some copy editors will go in order to avoid using the word "leak":


"Authorized Secrets' Release"? "Disclosures"? Doesn't this all seem a bit clunky to you?

Your aversion to the word "leak" is understandable, guys. But please, don't violate the rules of good headline writing on our account.

(Yes, this has become a kind of "damned if you do, damned if you don't" situation. We will make fun of you either way.)

Bush Authorized Secrets' Release, Libby Testified [WP]

Earlier:Silly Fun With Leak Story Headlines


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