‘Somebody Scream!’

There is something gone awfully wrong with our spoken language. A phrase that continues to baffle me is ‘somebody scream!’, often shrieked by excited concert musicians or MCs.

Now, why one earth would anybody want you to scream when you are thoroughly enjoying that last rendition of your favourite musical piece?

I first heard the exhortation to ‘Screeeaamm!’ While watching a beautiful gospel programme – a Pentecostal recording of a worship session.

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