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Posted: 22 Jan 20 18:30

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UFC fighter, Conor McGregor, made a successful comeback to the octagon on Sunday with a 40-second knockout of Donald 'The Cowboy' Cerrone, in Las Vegas, and immediately spoke about his intention to secure a rematch with Russian, Khabib Nurmagomedov, but the Irishman made a surprising linguistic blunder in his post-fight interview. "That rematch will happen," said McGregor, 31. "Look at the sha.....

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Clive Danton
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Posted: 22 Jan 20 18:34
A small point no doubt, but if he'd made a linguistic error he would have made a mistake in his scientific study of language.

The irony of this error hasn't entirely escaped me.

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Posted: 22 Jan 20 22:20
I gave some thought to that, myself. I used the word 'linguistic' because I needed to make the headline longer by about that many letters, so that it would look nice.

This may not satisfy you, however, and, to show you that I believe in democracy, I now invite you to suggest a 'more appropriate' word.

Thanks for your input, Clive.

It's good that we have people watching our backs for us like this.

Clive Danton
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Posted: 23 Jan 20 05:13
Hey, I'm here to help, mate. Here to help.


 
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