This week one of our publications is running a story about a truck driver who was attacked by thieves. They shot him with a Taser, bundled him into a car, dumped him nearby and stole his truck.
In its original form, the story concluded: "The driver was shocked but otherwise unhurt." This was perfectly accurate, but I had to change the wording to avoid the unintentional pun. Otherwise our readers might have thought we had no sensitivity or tact at all...
4 days ago