[Ads-l] "Drop" becoming confusing

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 15 15:43:15 EST 2017

Headline I saw today:

L-ong time coming: Transit agencies drop plan for commuters during L-train

When I first saw the headline, I assumed it meant that the plan was being
thrown away. It was only when I read the entire article that I learned the
plan was just announced.


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