Henry Ujeh

by Henry Ujeh
(Hokkaido, Japan)

When error persists over time unchecked, it begins to appear right and normal. However, error is error! The context of the statement is to aggravate an already bad situation. From whenever that idiom was coined (obviously a long time ago), it couldn't have been 'add insult to injury' as it does not make any logical sense. 'Add in salt to injury' does make sense more, considering the age long roles salt played in medication and health care. Trying to justify or prefer the former to the later explains weakness to acknowledge one's error and to by all means justify one's action instead! Add in salt, or simply 'add salt to injury' is right!!!

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