IT’S EASY TO TRIP OVER
Years ago — in another life, it seems nowadays — when I was a newspaper reporter, I wrote a caption for an interior shot of a headquarters building just constructed for the township sewer commission in the district I covered.
It was our style to begin photo captions with a word or phrase relevant to the subject of the image. This provided small opportunities for reporters to be clever, and I thought I was being mildly so when I began this particular caption: “New Digs.”
Get it? Sewer commission? “New Digs” — meaning, New Home — as in “Come over sometime and see my new digs.” Right? Seemed clear enough to me. But the day the photo ran I received a phone call from the sewer commission secretary. [Read more…] about In Deep