7 September 2019
This is what the display on my loaner Lexus car said. So I yelled at the brake that it was a complete failure in life and was a worthless piece of doodoo. But the engine would not still start.
Finally, I just “pressed” the brake and the engine growled to life immediately…
“Depress”? Why Depress? Why not just “Press”?
What was the pressing need Lexus felt to use the secondary meaning of the word “depress”? Language used by the car companies – now, that is something that is “depressing”