File under: Pet Peeve

Larry Lovering
Tue Dec 16 07:56:43 EST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill O'Neill
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 7:35 AM
> To: 'Larry Weil'; 'Boston Radio Interest (E-mail)'
> Subject: RE: File under: Pet Peeve
> Good question, but, I have to wonder if I am alone in noting the uptick in
> energy or excitement value that a storm (and its potential radio
> ecoutrements (<$2 word>) can bring to the base.  Certainly, a rambling
> rundown in school closings and delays can be a turn-off, but if it's
> done concisely and with a target time-frame on the clock (not a
> constant drop-in) it can accentuate the morning.  For those forging
> off to work, with the primary result to make plow drivers' jobs worse,
> then a reminder that some people get to stay home can be, well,
> stinky <50 cent word to balance the $2 word.>
> Bill O'Neill

A light bulb went off when I read this, Bill!  We'll charge for the
no-school announcement!  Yes, $2 (sounds good) a pop, with all the money
going toward the snow removal budgets!  For the delivery mechanism, well, we
will have to work on that.... (sound of balloon deflating.)

-Larry Lovering
(who doesn't see many snow days in rainy Rhode Island)

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