Mudcat Café message #3993668 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #3993668
Posted By: meself
24-May-19 - 01:09 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Do you really not see a significant difference between:

1) The suspect killed Bill Jones. The suspect is John Smith.

and

2) The assailant killed Bill Jones. The suspect is John Smith.

?