[Ads-l] "Drop" becoming confusing

Chris Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Fri Dec 15 20:22:36 EST 2017


A little bit like the BrE/AmE split for "table, v.".

Chris

On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:43 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> Headline I saw today:
>
> L-ong time coming: Transit agencies drop plan for commuters during L-train
> closure
> https://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/40/51/dtg-l-train-
> plans-update-2017-12-22-bk.html
>
> 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.
>
>
> DanG
>
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