Cop speak

David Bergdahl bergdahl at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Sat Jul 24 01:18:06 UTC 1999

{assault} in the NY-newspaper area always meant [sexual] assault when I was a
kid and I noticed the difference in Syracuse and later in Ohio when it was
used where the NY papers would use the formula "assault & battery" to mean
hitting someone.

-- db
David Bergdahl            Ohio University /Athens       tel: (740) 593-2783
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