Headline in need of an editor


For reasons unknown, the Daily News likes to hype ordinary traffic congestion as gridlock (pronounced Gridlock!) It's worst in the headlines. Lisa Mascaro doesn't use the term in her story today about the traffic diversions sure to result from the closing of one block of Owensmouth Avenue in the Valley to do some road work. Then the headline writer took over: Warner Center gridlock.

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