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duchesse Mon 09-Nov-09 16:27:33

Random use of the word to mean "due to" or "because". I now hear it at least 6 times a day on Radio 4 (vox pops, happily, not presenters yet, but it's only a matter of time) and it's driving me slowly to distraction.

AllFallDown Mon 09-Nov-09 18:12:46

Oh, poor OP. "Due to" does not mean "because of" (that would be "owing to"). It means "caused by". wink

duchesse Mon 09-Nov-09 21:17:53

I know, but that's what these people substitute with blinking whereby!!!

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