"When you're drowning, you don't say
'I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight
to notice me drowning and come and help me.'
You just scream."
-- John Lennon
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Mayday is an emergency procedure word
used internationally as a distress signal in radio communications.
It derives from the French venez m'aider,
meaning come help me.