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Sound Off, Oct. 25

Published 7:31pm Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Sound Off highlights anonymous, brief takes on the news offered via telephone by Daily News readers.

Can the city please do something about Jack’s Creek? It looks terrible. You’ve got the ducks and geese floating in there with all that pond scum. Let the city do something to have a cleaner and better looking environment. Visitors have to be appalled at this sight.

I agree with Gillian Pollock’s view on the inappropriate clothing today. People need to quit dressing up little girls inappropriately.

Is it unrealistic to expect a word merchant to know the difference between b-e-r-t-h and b-i-r-t-h?

The Carolina Panthers fire their general manager because the players on the field can’t win. This sounds like our public education system. Let’s fire the teachers and administration when students don’t put forth an effort and fail. Why don’t we hold the right ones responsible instead of making excuses for them?

Sound Off comments are screened for subject matter, clarity and length of message. Comments about private businesses (except the WDN) and some individuals are not allowed. On occasion, we cease publishing comments about topics that have been fully discussed in Sound Off. Call 252-946-2144 ext. 235 to comment, (30 seconds maximum time). (All submissions are subject to editing).

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