Monday, October 29, 2007

MMI: Maternal Merrill Comes to Me

by Tanta on 10/29/2007 09:24:00 AM

Remember all those witty ursine puns in July when the news was all Bear Stearns all the time? Sure you do.

Since it's likely to be all Merrill all day for the foreseeable future, we're going to have to have a talk with the headline writers at Bloomberg.

"O'Neal Ouster Makes Mess of Maternal Merrill Lynch."

"Maternal Merrill"? Is this the New Formality, or did someone's online translator have a bit of difficulty with "Mother Merrill"?

Let it be . . .