realSnoopBob t1_j9351jd wrote

Just wanted to throw in that "the butchers bill" is an old naval term, and its use wouldn't normally be seen as derogatory. It's the same as saying there was a high death toll(or higher than expected) and is used that way in news and media.;jsessionid=A88E835E03F44D2CE7893511F1B83B50