The Slatest

Sportswriter Laments Lack of Emojis in Print Makes It Hard to Preview Tonight’s NFL Game

The season is already over for the home team in Washington, but the Washington Post sports section has to cover the dreadful home squad until the bitter end anyway. When it comes to other mind-numbingly boring late-season NFL games, however, the Post can’t even. “I am writing sentences about this game because our word processing system for the newspaper doesn’t include the poop emoji” was the actual intro from the Post, which seems like a fair take on Thursday night’s primetime matchup between a pair of two-win teams.