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Newscast euphemism

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SolarMax
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Newscast euphemism

Post by SolarMax » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:17 pm

Noticing lately that street reporters are telling us, from crime or accident scenes, that victims "Pass Away" from their injuries. No. They don't "pass away." They DIE. They are KILLED. Use the correct words to tell the story. We can handle it.



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Re: Newscast euphemism

Post by Mega Hertz » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:07 am

I saw a George Carlin bit about that.

And I agree.


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Re: Newscast euphemism

Post by borderboy653659200 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:57 am

They could say,"Taking a dirt nap," but they want to at least SOUND caring of the deceased's loved ones !!!!



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