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Idioms for Dummies, Mayhem Edition

Every Monday we welcome Mayhem PR Strategist Lorrie Walker onto the show. This week, she talked about how Houston Texans owner Bob McNair had to apologize for using a common phrase, an idiom, to describe what’s happening in the NFL these days. McNair said, “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” during a debate over the impact the player protests were having on the NFL and team business. After a backlash where some were accusing McNair of calling his players ‘inmates,’ he apologized:

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In today’s politically charged climate and in this era of political correctness, is it not OK to use common phrases? We talked about it and you can hear it on today’s Clip of the Day!!

 

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