Just this Friday, Paul Carmichael puzzled about:
> On 20/02/18 14:40, Madrigal Gurneyhalt wrote:
>> On Tuesday, 20 February 2018 13:14:23 UTC, Peter T. Daniels wrote:
>>> On Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 12:47:27 AM UTC-5, Tony Cooper wrote:
>>>> Headline in _The Washington Post_ online edition:
>>>> "Uber Eats driver charged with murder in the shooting death of a
>>>> customer, police say"
>>> Are you by any chance pretending that "Eats" is a verb and not part of the
>>> name of a driving service?
>>> Or are you pointing out that a murder charge is a simple verifiable fact
>>> but they've treated
>>> it as hearsay?
>> I don't think he's making any comment about the grammar just the
>> similarity with the well known title. Having said that, however, the
>> tautology of having murdered someone to death is rather amusing.
> I'd like to know what a shooting death is.
It's what happens when you don't go to the doctor about a shooting
I have always been glad we weren't killed that night. I do not know
any particular reason, but I have always been glad.
_Roughing It_, Mark Twain