Oh, Really? How Can That Be?

Anyone who has followed this blog for a while probably knows of my fascination with words, language oddities, puns and mistakes in signs, headlines and such.

Yesterday, I ran across another example that intrigued me.  Look at this headline that was on AOL:

2 of World’s Oldest Pass Away on Same Day:
Passed Away Hours After Each Other

Will someone explain to me how each could have passed away hours after each other?  Perhaps within hours of each other but not after each other.

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Sandee said...

I have no explanation whatsoever. Just saying.

Have a terrific day. :)

kayerj said...


Syd said...

English has been deteriorating for a long time. The news journalists are a prime example.

The Retired One said...

True enough!

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...


Blessings & Aloha!
(I finally realized that I cannot leave a comment on every single post, cuz I spend way too much time! haha
...so from now on when I am doing some catch up blog reading...I will read what I have missed, but try to comment only on the most recent one. :o)
Have a wonderful week!

Patricia Rockwell said...

Maybe one of their ghost's returned and then "passed away" again! You never can tell!

Will Shealy said...

That's just sad...

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