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Lately it seems "reach out" has replaced "contact." Why? It makes me want to retch out.
 
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I first noticed the use on TV detective dramas during the 80s. It seems to have been policespeak in NY for a while.

Lately it seems to describe Roy Moore's conduct with teenagers.


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Funny, but in all this abuse furor nobody mentions Anita Hill or her abuser, Clarence Thomas. Is he now considered untouchable? Ummmm... maybe there's a better word than "untouchable."
 
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Agreed, Geoff. And of course Bill Clinton. It does seem to cross political aisles. I suspect we'll hear about more in times to come.
 
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