This sentence from the Editorial LiveJournalists caught our eye today:
The Houston area, including Friendswood, near the cosmopolitan arena of the Johnson Space Center, is becoming more diverse.
The Johnson Space Center is a cosmopolitan arena?
That sounds like a place for the next intergalactic basketball championships! Or maybe it’s the new “world class.” So exciting!
In any case, it seems unlikely that the Editorial LiveJournalists borrowed this writing from the New York Times.