TV Reportrix, yesterday morning: "It was the hottest July on record and August hasn't cooled down. Here at [Name] High School, student athletes are taking a toll on the heat...."
I was aghast. Sure, I snickered -- but on what strange planet does that construction even begin to make sense? It's not even good Pennsy Dutch of the "Throw me down from the hayloft my hat," variety!
Which is a pity, 'cos you could probably fix that by tattooing a hex sign on the offender's forehead.
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