Have you noticed that the media is incapable of using the word infrastructure without prefacing it “crumbling“?

English should be like German and just combine the words into one: crumblinginfrastructure!

President Joe Biden is fighting for massive federal funding to modernize crumbling infrastructure – including seaports. Government control, 24/7 operations and automation help make many non-U.S. ports more efficient.

Source: California ports, key to U.S. supply chain, among world’s least efficient, ranking shows | Reuters

The media loves the word “crumbling” – how it sounds is great and it instantly produces a vision of collapsing bridges, pot holed roads and breaking concrete.

By EdwardM