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By JOHN McCALLUM
Managing Editor 

Being too quick to label waters down meaning

Write to the Point

 

February 14, 2019



I have a friend who can cuss up a storm. Talk about making sailors blush — his blue language could peel paint on a battleship.

In fact, my friend drops f-bombs so much, it’s more like he’s adopted the word as an adverb or adjective (interchangeable based upon the situation) rather than an expression emphasis on his opinion.

My dad, on the other hand, was a sailor. Lieutenant junior grade, U.S. Navy, 1943-1946, South Pacific. He seldom swore, and never the “F” word.

So on those rare occasions when he did cuss, you knew he was not happy and whatever was going on was serious. Pay att...



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