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cereal test

cereal test n. the judgment of an editor or a producer as to whether (news) material is appropriate to publish or broadcast. Also breakfast test, Wheaties test. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

cereal test

cereal test  n.— «Editors apply what is generically referred to in the newsroom as the “cereal test.” Photos that might upset a reader over breakfast are screened very carefully, and are used only if the subject matter or news...

cereal test

cereal test  n.— «Many journalists invoked the so-called “cereal test,” newsroom slang for a simple question: Would I want my family to see this photo at the breakfast table tomorrow morning?» —“Graphic images: Too much...

Jimmy Dean

Jimmy Dean  n.— «When we go through the breakfast chow line, we sign for breakfast, and also sing for a lunch meal. We have a choice of an MRE, or a “Jimmy Dean.” The JDs aren’t really made by JD anymore, although they used to...

utzy

utzy  n.— «I tried escargot (something i swore i would never do) and it wasnt bad, but im not planning on making eating slugs a habit. then we went back to our hotel and my mommy, sister, and i took a walk around downtown evanston. sunday...

dog’s breakfast

dog’s breakfast  n.— «But putting these disparate works all together would make for the sort of motley that is sometimes referred to as a dog’s breakfast (although it would feed one very lucky dog!)» —“Old, English And Very...

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