‘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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Tighten the law on drug dealers

Our youth are perishing; their once hopeful bright future is going down the drain; all because of illicit drugs.It is very easy to blame the addict, but it is not as simple as that! Drug dealing is a very lucrative business for some shameless people amongst our society and as such they have come up with tight strategies on how to push their business.Drug addiction is bad, and while the individual on drugs sometimes might have been the one who...

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