Monthly Archives: October 2021

Decry this.

Did you ever hear anyone say, “The mayor decried the councillor’s comments.” Or, “The driver decried to cop who ticketed him.” That’s right, never. Decry is classic journalese, used only by the media. What brings this up are three decry headlines in one Boston Globe issue, Oct. 5, 2021. Here they are, with the first the page one top story: “Biden decries GOP over vote on debt limit.” “Disparity in… Read Article →