Chyrons–Trust Me, They’re Funny

plural chy·rons
: a caption superimposed over usually the lower part of a video image (as during a news broadcast)

I came upon this unusual word in a newsletter I get from the Columbia Journalism Review. Thinking it would link to something dense and pedantic, I clicked on it reluctantly. Boy, was I wrong.

It’s Friday. Since you’ve made this far, you deserve a laugh:

A screenshot of the local news, showing a man looking at something with the text "Sausage fell on house."

See the rest of the post here.

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