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A Whole New Use for Straight Quotes

It seems that the BBC has come up with a whole new use for straight quotes (the image is a link to the article on the BBC News site):


Yes, folks, apparently they’re now used for emphasis.

It’s pretty depressing to think that this kind of thing made it past an editor at the BBC.