Reach Out – as in, “Reach out to Bob in accounting and see why our bank account is nearly 7000 dollars overdrawn.”  Or, “I’m suing your ass.  Reach out to your attorney.” Or even, “I’m bleeding a river from being gut-shot.  Can you reach out to an ambulance for me?”

Whatever happened to contact, call, communicate with, get in touch with, or anything that indicates communication with someone else?  When I hear reach out, my first reaction is: