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  •  Officially the well is...Not Officially Dead! (12+ / 0-)

    effectively |iˈfektəvlē|
    adverb
    in such a manner as to achieve a desired result : make sure that resources are used effectively.
    • [ sentence adverb ] actually but not officially or explicitly : they were effectively controlled by the people they were supposed to be investigating.
    • [ sentence adverb ] the real fact or implication is that; in practice : effectively, this means that companies will be able to avoid regulations.

    So when translated the statement given by A.Allen actually means:

    the Macondo 252 well is not officially dead.

    "If you do not read the paper, you are uninformed. If you do read the paper, you are misinformed."--Mark Twain.

    by ovals49 on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 09:07:24 AM PDT

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