Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Fri Dec 15 18:22:03 UTC 2006

Also, advertisers no longer announce SALES but only SALES EVENTS.  Now I'm hearing TV ads that hype MOVIE EVENTS.

Jonathan is right; events ARE serious!


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>Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 05:59:00 -0800
>From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM>
>Subject: Re: "situation"
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>Poster:       Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM>
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>A Fox News medical consultant explains that Sen. Johnson's congenital arterial condition led to "an event."
>  That's like an occurrence but medical and far more serious.
>  JL
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