793 – Why Journalists Use Misspellings Like ‘Lede’ and ‘Spox’

Grammar793 – Why Journalists Use Misspellings Like ‘Lede’ and ‘Spox’

793 – Why Journalists Use Misspellings Like ‘Lede’ and ‘Spox’

Journalists “bury the lede,” not the “lead.” But why do they spell it that way? And what do HTK, TK, and CQ stand for? From “hed” to “spox,” here's all the journo jargon that's fit to print.

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