DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,
DonAithnen
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Um, dudes, when introducing the Olympic opening ceremony in _China_ you probably shouldn't use a phrase that goes something like "holding the Olympics is not a small step for them, it is a great leap."

Actually, going by some google searches it looks like "great leap" is being used to refer to this Olympics by a lot of people. However a lot of those references aren't very positive, so i'm still not sure if it was a good idea for NBC to use it in the intro, unless they were trying for some _very_ subtle criticism =P

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