Exaggerations


I am continuously pondering the news outlets use of the English language. The stock market goes up 1% and it has “skyrocketed”; the market goes down 0.6% and it has “plunged”.

Unemployment stays stable, but applications went up by a bit more than forecasted, and “claims are up “sharply”.

Guys, can’t we just report without the ridiculous hype and hysteria?

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