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Quotes of the Day

Cleaning lady tells TV reporter not to shower

“Cleaning lady said ‘dont shower.’ I said ‘you already scrubbed it.’ she said ‘yah, but you look better when you dont shower.’ huh?” — ABC7’s Stephen Tschida.

Journo slicks back his locks

“Rocking the slicked back hair today, Gordon Gecko-style. However, #IAmNoMichaelDouglas” — The Daily Caller‘s Pat McMahon.

NBC’s Luke Russert has an admirer…

“@LukeRussert saw you on the bridge tonight, hope you had a nice run, my dog’s name is Moose by the way.” — Sara Vargo.

 

Ex-journo confesses to being perfume nerd

“Bulgari’s Black may be my new must have scent. I can’t stop smelling the drydown on the inside of my elbow. #perfume #imaperfumenerd” — Nicole Young, who describes herself as a “recovering journalist.”

From the Dept. of Bragiculture…

“I heard about @rolandsmartin’s prowess on the dance floor but seeing it live took it to a whole nuther level!!!” — CNN Contributor and “Washington Watch” host Roland Martin, retweeting a follower named “lockdiva14.”

Amen.

“Reporters today are wimps. If you were to grab a beat reporter in the 40s or 50s, you had an excellent chance of being on the short end of a knuckle sandwich. — commenter.” — FishbowlDC commenter on the Mike Elk story in which he alleges that a Capitol Hill aide grabbed his arm and that Honeywell employees kept him in a side room against his will to prevent him from posing questions to Honeywell CEO Dan Cote. Elk is a labor writer for InTheseTimes Magazine.

Journo in ‘Bachelorette’ coma

“Just watched two hours of Bachelorette but can’t remember any of it. #cottoncandyTV” — TWT Senior Opinion Writer Emily Miller, avid watcher of ABC’s “The Bachelorette” and other reality shows.