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(ABC)   Car plows into hikers during Virginia parade, injures 50-60. Tag is for the guy who jumped in the car to turn off the ignition, and the people who lifted the car off the injured (link replaced)   (abcnews.go.com) divider line 11
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2013-05-19 01:26:47 AM  
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For future reference, if I ever get to the point where either marching in or being a spectator at a parade of hikers is how I am spending my time, then please send someone to run over me too.
2013-05-19 04:48:24 AM  
2 votes:
Is it too soon to talk about car control?
2013-05-19 01:20:43 AM  
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animatedtv.about.com
2013-05-19 08:47:08 AM  
1 votes:

spicorama: I've said it before but after say 75 or so they should require yearly tests (practical tests that measure vision and reflexes).


Well, he only got 50-60 so he needs to find a good sized farmer's market to meet your threshold.
2013-05-19 06:55:19 AM  
1 votes:
False Flag??
media.treehugger.com
2013-05-19 06:06:24 AM  
1 votes:

felching pen: That's it. I'm not going to any parades. Not in Virginia, not in New Orleans... they're just disaster magnets.


How about motorcades?

kittymewmewmew: Yup. Thought they were superficial as in fake, didn't realize that term existed for surface only injury.

I was picturing people faking to faint or fall over like some dash cam.

(English isn't my first language)


I can see this confusion. In English we might describe a person in those terms. "He is so superficial, he only thinks about his car. Such a fake. He's so shallow."  Effectively saying the same thing a few times, we use the word interchangeably in its slang form to refer to someone we interpret not to have a deep character.

However in the case of an injury, it becomes more literal and the slang use is not implied. It just means scrapes, bumps, bruises etc.
2013-05-19 02:39:52 AM  
1 votes:
Wait, I was told cars were more deadly than guns. Now I'm so confused!
2013-05-19 02:30:25 AM  
1 votes:
Gauranga!!!
2013-05-19 01:23:17 AM  
1 votes:
South Park already did it.
2013-05-19 01:09:55 AM  
1 votes:
Was it near a farmers market or a country kitchen buffet?
2013-05-18 07:50:45 PM  
1 votes:
Probably and Muslim Terrorist with poor spelling. He was trying to get 72 Virgins, not Virginians.
 
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