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How do you call the virus?

How do you call the virus in daily life?
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Old 18.03.2020, 20:23
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Re: How do you call the virus?

Which virus?

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Which virus?

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THE virus
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Old 18.03.2020, 20:25
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Re: How do you call the virus?

Winnie the Flu
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Old 18.03.2020, 20:41
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How do you call the virus in daily life?
I use the phone.

What do I call it? Covid, covid-19 or the corona virus. And occasionally man-snake-bat-flu.
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Old 18.03.2020, 20:46
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How do you call the virus in daily life?
I don't. In fact I'm kind of hoping I will pass him unnoticed.
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What do I call it?
The future of humanity is in danger but you care about grammar only?
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Old 18.03.2020, 20:52
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The future of humanity is in danger but you care about grammar only?
YES! It's a matter of principle.

As you mention this, EFers seem so excited/upset these days, I see the craziest words and words misused the craziest ways and the craziest sentences. Some even started to stutter.
Should EF die out now, we will not leave a good reputation.

PS: I call it Corona. It's the first time I was able to keep a name straight away. It's easy, I used to drink the beer when I was young and it was cool. And it was the first beer you were meant to drink straight from the bottle, in fact you were supposed to (to be cool again, I guess. Do not remember).
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Old 18.03.2020, 21:02
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Re: How do you call the virus?

We're not allowed to print those words.
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Old 18.03.2020, 21:11
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The future of humanity is in danger but you care about grammar only?
Oh no, I care about both. But i can only do something about the latter.
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Old 18.03.2020, 21:14
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THE virus
That's how I refer to it.... THE Virus!
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Old 18.03.2020, 21:17
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Like an amateur you mean, a pro knows that COVID-19 is the name of the disease and not the name of the virus.
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Re: How do you call the virus?

The Coronovirus causes the disease Covid-19.

The virus is not the disease, the disease is not a virus.

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Old 18.03.2020, 21:44
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Re: How do you call the virus?

I don't call it at all - and I hope it won't call me either.
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Re: How do you call the virus?

I donít care what you call me, as long as you donít call me late for dinner.
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Old 18.03.2020, 22:46
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Re: How do you call the virus?

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Old 18.03.2020, 22:49
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Re: How do you call the virus?

My kids came home from kindergarten one day calling it "the NEW virus" so we've pretty much gone with that.
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The A Coronovirus causes the disease Covid-19.

The virus is not the disease, the disease is not a virus.

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Fixed that for you.

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