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  •  A true Republican voter would never (2+ / 0-)
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    Youffraita, Translator

    say the word, "shall" in relation to their own direct action. It sounds liberal and elitist. And feminine. Also.

    "But much to my surprise when I opened my eyes I was the victim of the great compromise." John Prine

    by high uintas on Sat Jul 09, 2011 at 03:42:29 PM PDT

    •  Actually, this is (0+ / 0-)

      "bureaucratic speak".  "Shall" and "will" have specific meanings, in that the things proposed will be made so.  "Should" and "might" are much less binding.

      None of them are gender specific.  Perhaps voters do not know the difference, but I do.

      Warmest regards,


      I have a new, secret crush. Nothing will come of it, but it is fun.

      by Translator on Sun Jul 10, 2011 at 01:42:46 AM PDT

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