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Thread #132499 Message #4053349
Posted By: Mrrzy
18-May-20 - 01:12 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Ok different peeve: when someone is killed BY something, say so, newspaper folk. Headlines saying Woman killed after being run over makes it sound like she survived being run over only to be shot or something afterwards.