OBL or UBL?
OBL or UBL?

Reader: Is Osama bin Laden dead? Or Usama bin Laden? OBL? UBL?

In our post about how Osama bin Laden's death was experienced by the Facebook generation, we noted that Fox News continues to spell his first name "Usama" and abbreviate his moniker as "UBL," while the rest of the major American media prefers "Osama" and "OBL." The situation prompted a response from one reader that was letter-perfect.

Dallas Heltzell writes:

OMG! Is it OBL or UBL? NBC, CBS and ABC say OBL, Faux News says UBL. WTF? (At least that's my initial reaction.)

For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.

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