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Newsreaders are losing their senses

If the content of the news weren’t crazy enough to keep me away from the nightly media scatshow, the failing language skills of the commentators is. They’ve forgotten the meanings of simple verbs like “listen” and “look.”

“Take a listen”

This is wrong. We can “take a look” because we can instantly register an image…



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Rev Dr Sparky

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