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  •  It's over now, (2+ / 0-)
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    mike101, Nowhere Man

    according to the shurf's depatee (local dialect) I just heard on the news, who said, "The suspect is deceased at this time."

    Which, naturally enough, leads one to wonder if the suspect is going to be un-deceased at some other time.

    There is no question that there is an unseen world. The problem is, how far is it from Midtown and how late is it open? -- Woody Allen

    by Mnemosyne on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 05:06:06 PM PDT

    •  I really wish people wouldn't try to talk like (0+ / 0-)

      an IRS form. Trying so hard to sound "important" is usually not a good idea.

      -- We are just regular people informed on issues

      by mike101 on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 06:21:06 PM PDT

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      •  it seems to be (0+ / 0-)

        standard officialdom protocol. I dunno, maybe the legal eagles figured out that it if they say everything in the most detached, passive-voice way, no one can ever sue them, or something. Who knows.

        There is no question that there is an unseen world. The problem is, how far is it from Midtown and how late is it open? -- Woody Allen

        by Mnemosyne on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 06:52:42 PM PDT

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        •  "at this time" is way beyond passive. n/t (0+ / 0-)

          -- We are just regular people informed on issues

          by mike101 on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 07:25:21 PM PDT

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          •  Face it, (0+ / 0-)

            who wrote the cop playbook probably never read Strunk & White.

            There is no question that there is an unseen world. The problem is, how far is it from Midtown and how late is it open? -- Woody Allen

            by Mnemosyne on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 07:57:34 PM PDT

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