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Re: Shock Horror Probe

Posted by DavidFG on August 26, 2008 at 18:28

In Reply to: Shock Horror Probe posted by Alan on August 26, 2008 at 15:45:

: 'Shock Horror Probe' - what's its origin?

I think it's a parody of the more sensationalist style of tabloid headline. I rather doubt that it ever existed in that precise form 'for real' - though I stand to be corrected on that.

DFG