Recently there’s been a spate of unfortunate injuries in the high-stakes world of professional Supercross racing and, in the rush to post updates, some of the moto-journalists are mixing their metaphors, jamming their grammar, and relying on speel-cheek to catch their errors. Fair enough. There’s tough competition to be first with the news and something’s gotta give. Maybe they know, maybe they don’t, but I’ve seen this little faux pas more than once. So here’s the deal.

Dear moto-journalists, this is a bone graph:

Bone Graph

And this is a bone graft:

Bone Grafting

There’s quite a difference. Just in case you’re ever in the ER and someone offers you a bone graph I thought you might want to know.