The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #4005848
Posted By: Doug Chadwick
25-Aug-19 - 02:55 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
This came up when the headline was about lighning "wounding" rather than "injuring" people

Being struck by lightning is quite likely to cause severe burns. Even if the skin remains intact, if the burn is sufficient to cause blistering, I would count that as a wound.