scrub = 'search diligently; scour'

paul johnson paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM
Wed May 8 23:55:23 UTC 2013

paul johnson
Perhaps they did "scrub", deleting any 911 calls about that address.

On 5/8/2013 6:11 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> A Cleveland police official on CNN says that they've "scrubbed the police
> files" to see if clues about the horror house were missed.
> What he means is  they "scoured" the files.

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