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Response to oberliner (Reply #2)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 02:20 PM

5. I'm sure it's unintentional

"Kills dozens" would be how they would report 90 deaths (or any number over 24 and below 100) anywhere, eg

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20522872
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18758667
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-20807736
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19776768
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20809898

etc. 'Dozens' is the normal word to use in British English for that kind of amount.

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