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The NFL lockout may’ve ended, but should the league and its players worry about soured fans when the barely salvaged season kicks off? A PR pro doesn’t think so.

“Cheryl’s mind turned like the vanes of a wind-powered turbine, chopping her sparrow-like thoughts into bloody pieces that fell onto a growing pile of forgotten memories.” That was the winning sentence from a University of Wisconsin professor awarded the 2011 Bulwer-Lytton fiction prize in terrible writing.

Ban’s the word overseas. New Zealand’s Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages has imposed new regulations on parents from naming their offspring anything overly extreme—including names that closely resembling titles of nobility.

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