The AP Stylebook updates sports guidelines — outlaws “dingers, jacks and bombs”

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Well this is just sad. The Associated Press stylebook updates are taking all of your yiketties away:

Yes, it says “avoid hackneyed words and phrases, redundancies and exaggerations.” Which is kind of scary. I mean, we don’t follow AP style around here, obviously, but if we were forced to, that’d take away 95% of our material.