Hunkering Down and Bracing for Hurricane Sandy … News Coverage

As the ‘storm of the century’ approaches eastern seacoast, I am challenging you all to find the most irksome elements in the news coverage (official channels and the social web).

Satellite View of Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29

Here’s what I’d call your attention: the difference between hunkering and bunkering:

Hunkering – To take shelter, settle in, or hide out

Bunkering – The act or process of supplying a ship with fuel

We’re hunkering down together, folks. Let’s be kind … and accurate. I’ll be updating the Hurricane Wiki with new links.

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