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A few questions

July 31, 2014 - Blaine Hyska
Here are a few questions I haven’t been able to answer.

— Why do police refer to vehicle colors as “in color?” You’ll read a news release that police are seeking a “1999 Chevrolet, black in color.” Why don’t they just say a “black 1999 Chevrolet?” I can understand the terminology when referring to a semi truck, especially a White Freightliner, which was a brand name, not the color. But in everyday use, why not say a black Chevy?

— Why do TV networks use British-sounding golf announcers? Does that make it sound more official? Shouldn’t they use announcers from Georgia or Missouri during the British Open?

— What happened to all the talk about global warming? We’ve had below-normal temperatures nearly all summer. No one seems to notice except local folks. National forecasters always point out to heat waves in Arizona or Texas. During these Polar Vortex events, they ignore the Great Lakes States. They don’t say a thing. If they treated all regions equally, I wouldn’t be so skeptical that these networks have their own political agenda.

 
 

 

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