double reverse

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 30 09:34:27 UTC 2010

  A sentence that reverses direction  twice, but does make some sense in
the end:

> Unlike other Americans accused of spying over the decades, the three
> couples /did not shy/ from leading /private lives/ that were in many
> ways /quite public/.

(emphasis added)


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