Monday, February 19, 2018

up to

"up to", a word marketing and advertisers love.  "Use our product and you will lose up to 10
 pounds in the first month" (that could be 1 pound or 9 pounds). Or, "Become our franchisee and you will soon be earning up  to $6000 every month" ($500 or $5800)  Doesn't work well in real life, "I can swim up to the distance to the life raft"


"Russian Curling Athlete Suspected Of Doping Leaves Winter Olympics"

  Guess that he needed to bulk up and juice up for the grueling sport of Curling.