Musings, Thoughts & Commentaries
Multiple news sources reported multiple incidents of multiple shots from multiple guns fired from multiple vehicles resulting in multiple fatalities and multiple injuries with multiple search warrants and multiple counts of murder filed.
Multiple hotel guests across multiple continents around the globe filed multiple allegations with multiple police units reporting multiple sexual assaults and multiple stabbings.
Multiple passengers on multiple international flights were killed in multiple crashes being investigated by multiple authorities.
Multiple victims were killed in a multi-state shooting spree wounding multiple others with
Multiple media outlets report multiple legislators fighting multiple battles on multiple fronts in the face of multiple calls to resign, in spite of multiple year stock market highs following multiple bull and bear cycles defined by multiple sites on multiple platforms.
The above multiples I heard in multiple reports this week. This is driving me nuts.
What's next? A weather report of multiple raindrops falling on multiple homes in multiple neighborhoods?
Whatever happened to several, many, seven, lots of, numerous, profusion, crowd, quite a few, gobs, array, pecks, twenty-nine, oodles, swarm, cloud, heaps or hordes?
Reporters: please keep multiples for mathematics!
Tom Anthony is a West Point Graduate and combat veteran who spent his professional civilian career in global business all over the world. He has lived and worked in Austria, Italy, Spain, England, Iraq, Israel, and throughout Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Anthony also lived in Mindanao for seven years.
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