n.— «A lucky smattering of folks who picked up The New York Times on Monday were treated to a spadia—a strip just wider than a column, overlapping the front page, that announced the day’s highlights… As it happens, the spadia also creates room for what amounts to an ad on page one. If you turned back the flap on Monday’s run, you found a full-color pitch from Macy’s, right alongside the news from Iraq. The wrap also pushed the hallowed editorial page from its traditional position, instead finishing the front section with a spread of advertising.» —“Press Clips” by Ta-Nehisi Coates Village Voice (New York City) Aug. 17, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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