Writing Tips & Musings

What’s Going Down Can’t Be Going Up

By Dave Fox
Seattle, Washington

[This post originally appeared on my Wordsplash blog in 2007.]

 

wordsplash-home-tmbThe following headline yesterday on America Online struck me as odd:

“H&R Block 2Q Losses Soar”

I’ve heard of stocks soaring, but to soar means to fly high. Losses happen when a stock is going down. Can losses soar? I don’t think so.

Published on Thursday, December 13, 2007

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