A journalism major, fresh out of college, was on his first professional job with a newspaper. The editor stressed " be brief, be brief, be brief."
He was quite nervous and wanted to be sure he pleased the editor by showing him just how brief he could be. His first assignment was to report on a breaking news event in which an inmate at the mental hospital had escaped and unfortunately had raped the first person he saw after the escape.
The newsman was so proud of his very first brief reporting assignment:
Nut, bolts and screws
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