[Ads-l] _racially-discriminate_ v.

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 6 02:08:47 UTC 2016

"Study Finds Some Uber and Lyft Drivers _Racially Discriminate_"


This is an improvement, I reckon. Once upon a time, the headline would have
read simply,

"Study Finds Uber and Lyft Drivers Discriminate"

There would have been no need to add "racially." In fact, there would never
have been any such study done, in the first place. There would have been no

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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