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Thread #132499   Message #4080355
Posted By: leeneia
20-Nov-20 - 12:13 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Another peeve of mine: 'shout out', as in "Let's give a shout out to John Jones for his generous donation to Children's Hospital."

I think a kind donation deserves gracious words of thanks, not a shout, as if we were all at a football game.