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 Post subject: Re: You Don't Say
PostPosted: Aug Thu 11, 2022 3:17 pm 
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You don't"turn on the light" here. You "open the light".When the wall switch is closed, that is completed the circuit, the light is opened.

Kinda like when you open a can of paint! You open it and can now see it. Great to hear the nuance of language.

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PostPosted: Aug Thu 11, 2022 6:39 pm 
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In Toledo, OH we have the MLK Bridge which has had its problems:
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This is from the 13ABC article: https://www.13abc.com/content/news/MLK-B-510841131.html
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And then there is more than one way to interpret "kill the light".

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https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/77-ye ... li=BBnb7Kz

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