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Fans, copy-editors struggle with news of REM split

Fans coming to terms with the announcement that influential American rock band REM are to split are joined in their misery by copy-editors frantic to avoid using the obvious ‘It’s the end of the world as we know it’ in their articles – unless of course, nobody else has.

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Posted: Sep 22nd, 2011
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Songs for Japan gives frustrated altruists avenue to help Japan, pad out iPod

Care-worn armchair humanitarians with no clue how to help those suffering from the effects of the Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami, were finally put out of their fortnight of misery over the weekend, as ‘Songs for Japan’, a rag-bag of random rehashed pop was released on iTunes last Friday specifically for them.

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Posted: Mar 28th, 2011
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