What they say:

One of the main strategies outlined by Tribune Chief Operating Officer Randy Michaels involves measuring the productivity of journalists. “This is a new thing,” he said. “Nobody ever said, ‘How many column inches did someone produce?'”

What it means:

Sen. Barack Obama bumped fists with his wife, Michelle, and … Patted her on the tush? It’s not clear where the presumptive Democratic candidate for president patted his wife before his speech Tuesday night in St. Paul.

The outstanding and of-late-deservedly-high-profile journalist/essayist/memoirist Ta-Nehisi Coates points out that it’s not “bumping fists,” it’s giving dap. And it is definitely not a close-fisted high-five (a high zero? huh?).