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Siege the Day

Grammar check: ‘siege’ is not a verb

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On Wednesday, this reporter wrote about the new slogan being pushed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, “Siege the Day.” In that report I pointed out the slogan doesn’t exactly send a positive message to anyone with a remedial high school education or the ability to Google a definition. Siege means “a prolonged period of misfortune” in some uses. And even under the more popular use of the word, referring to some form of occupation, it still doesn’t really make sense.…

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New Bucs tagline is a disaster

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers want fans to “Siege the Day.” That is according to the team’s latest slogan. But CBS sports wants you to know that’s not really the most appropriate way to instill faith in a team. Aside from the well-known meaning of the word siege that brings to mind pirates, stolen boats and bountiful booty – probably where the Bucs marketing guys were going with it – there is another, less appropriate meaning. “A prolonged period of misfortune.” That’s…

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