[Ads-l] "triage" (v.)

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 29 17:35:04 UTC 2015


Rep. Debbie Wassermann Schultz tells CNN, concerning an airliner fire in
Florida, that airport authorities are "in a central location monitoring [I
think -JL] and triaging what is going on."

'Sorting out'?  Cf. 4/5/13 above.

JL

On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 7:28 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> Sorry.
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> Here is the precise quote:
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> "As soon as I met Fiona and I was describing the problem we were having
> with our rear brakes, she immediately triaged the situation, knew exactly
> what was wrong with it, the car was diagnosed properly, and was fixed
> correctly."
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> JL
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> On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 7:25 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com
> >wrote:
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> > Here is the precise quote:
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> > "as soon as i met fiona and i was describing the problem we were having
> > with our rear brakes, she immediately triaged the situation, knew exactly
> > what was wrong with it, the car was diagnosed properly, it was fixed
> > correctly."
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> > On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
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> >> On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Jonathan Lighter <
> wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com
> >> >wrote:
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> >> > Guy in Ford commercial takes car in for repairs. Tells ad star Mike
> Rowe
> >> > that "Fiona...immediately triaged the situation and found out what was
> >> > wrong with the brakes."
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> >> > Triaged????
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> >> My feeling precisely!
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> >> BTW, was the car taken in to - or should that be "into"? - a Ford
> "store"?
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