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Things that irk you......

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Chef2, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    I just read this in yet another news article: "The suspect fled on foot."

    No he didn't. He ran away. No one talks like that except cops.
  2. Dog8Cats

    Dog8Cats Active Member

    And when someone is involved in an accident, newspapers always say the injured "was transported" to a hospital.

    "taken" couldn't be used?
  3. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Funny. The big thing I learned was that there are no "accidents" only crashes. Like there are no "murders" until charges are filed - they're all homocides.
  4. ChrisLong

    ChrisLong Well-Known Member

    We always laughed about "rushed to a nearby hospital."
    Somebody would always say, "The injured person was casually taken to a hospital far far away."
    Tweener likes this.
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