History scofflaws at the Globe

The Dig reports a Globe column on the history of the word "scofflaw" notes its Boston roots but uses the passive voice to avoid mentioning the role of the Herald in popularizing the word.



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    That's just how they are, silly!

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    Just ask Kristen Lombardi who's playing her in the upcoming movie about the intrepid reporters who uncovered the priest abuse scandal. Wait - Lombardi isn't going to be in that movie because she "only" worked at The Boston Phoenix, so even though she was writing about the priest abuse scandal years before the Globe, history will never know.

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