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Worker unionization in the US rose to a four-year high at the end of 2020, but the statistic comes with an asterisk.
That idea of an asterisk is a little silly to begin with, of course, and it might have been nice to have a bit more chaos in our sports.
THE WHOLE SHOW’S A RABBIT HOLE 2.0SARA ZIEGLER (SARA.ZIEGLER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)DECEMBER 29, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Somehow, after the dust settles on the chaos of 2020, we should remember it as the year of no asterisks — at least as far as its champions were concerned.
EVERYTHING ABOUT SPORTS IN 2020 WAS WEIRD … EXCEPT WHO WONNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)DECEMBER 29, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The asterisk does not indicate whether the pollster itself is partisan, but whether the money that paid for the poll came from a partisan source.
POLLS POLICY AND FAQSDHRUMIL MEHTA (DHRUMIL.MEHTA@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
I think one is that we tell China, we’re going to add an asterisk after its name now, just the way we do after information that can’t be believed for sure.
I have put an asterisk against the names of the colleges whose presidents are graduates of Oberlin.
By the asterisk above mentioned the writer refers to a circle surrounded by rays, a sun symbol of male significance.
There is a tendency to confine the asterisk to such cases, and to use the full stop for shorter ellipses.
"STOPS"PAUL ALLARDYCE
Most of these are recollected by Professor Cromwell and those with the asterisk are furnished by others.
Page 2, added missing footnote reference (original text had footnote, but no matching asterisk).
MOTOR MATT'S DARING RESCUESTANLEY R. MATTHEWS

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