[Ads-l] "incidence" = "incident"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 19 11:00:08 UTC 2015


I've seen this usage many times.

Mark
On Oct 13, 2015 9:57 PM, "Joel Berson" <berson at att.net> wrote:

> "I don't know the details of each of those incidences, but I think it
> speak=
> s to he as a person and a friend, there's nobody better, or I person I
> enjo=
> y as much as Alex," Brady said on WEEI.
>
> (In passing, not even his supermodel wife?)
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> "he" is Alex Guerrero, under FTC investigation "for making unsubstantiated
> =
> claims about his health products and impersonating a doctor"; those are
> the=
>  "incidences" Brady is referring to.=C2=A0 Brady and Guerrero are partners
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> in a business that among other things recommends "supplements".
>
> Boston Globe, sports section, today.=C2=A0 A pat on the back to Matt Pepin
> =
> for presenting to us Brady raw.
>
>
> Joel
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