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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Criminal Sentence 559: A State of Repetition

Heard on the Diamondbacks' broadcast last night:

"He's from Bremerton, Washington, in the State of Washington."

Thanks for clearing that up!


Destiny said...

Isn't it right?

Anonymous said...

That's Bloomquist, Willie Bloomquist.

Anonymous said...

When I hear "Washington" I assume D.C., so I appreciate the disambiguation.

The Sentence Sleuth said...

It's true that the U.S. does have two Washingtons (D.C. and the state), but it does seem to be a needless repetition here.