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Postby anders » Sun Jul 30, 2006 4:04 pm

I think this supermarket quote works in translation as well:

Please have a look at our packaged meat counter.
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Postby AdoAnnie » Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:21 pm

Not exactly the stuff I'd want to use for making a counter. :wink:
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Postby Bailey » Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:06 pm

anders wrote:I think this supermarket quote works in translation as well:

Please have a look at our packaged meat counter.

How high can it count?


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Postby Huny » Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:40 pm

Recently, a local (loco) news channel was comenting on the new verdict of the Andrea Yates murder case. The reporter told me that the jury had anonymously found her guilty. Now, I have never served on a jury or sat through a murder trial, but I thought the jury was to unanimously find someone guilty. Correct me if I'm wrong here, but I though we, as U.S. citizens, had the right to see the jury of our peers, who was to deciding our fate. Is there such a thing as an anonymous jury here in America? :?
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Postby Perry » Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:49 pm

Well if the jury was anonymous, it is to be lauded. Lately it seems to be part and parcel of big trials for the jurers to achieve a fair amount of fame (or infamy). :shock:
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Postby skinem » Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:52 pm

No, no anonymous juries. We have pusillanimous, parsimonious, acrimonious, sanctimonious, and cantankerous juries, but not anonymous.

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