[Ads-l] "Computer glitch" -- euphemism, or non-apology?

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Wed Jul 8 20:07:23 UTC 2015

"Computer glitches on NYSE, United, WSJ."  Banner displayed by CNN News earlier this afternoon.

Is this increasingly-common phrase a euphemism,* or a non-apology?


* Spelled, of course (when it reached Rome), Iuphemism.

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