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I remember when Bill had a feud of sorts with him. There were some columns of his where he derisively called him “CHB” or “Curly-Haired Boyfriend” after Carl “Dinosaurs Didn’t Exist” Everett coined the initial insult.

Shaughnessy, the eternal curmudgeon, did do at least one nice thing, though — he actually returned a message I left for him and answered questions for my journalism thesis back in 1999.

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