September 10, 2011

MEMO TO THE FOLKS AT THE WEATHER CHANNEL: “Decimated” isn’t a synonym for “devastated.”

UPDATE: Wow, a lot of people feel strongly about this. I got quite a few emails like this one from reader J.P. McDevitt: “GOD BLESS YOU, SIR, for pointing out an error in definition that is being more and more commonly used by our culture — and which is an ignorant misconception that freakin’ drives me NUTS!”

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