Landau, James James.Landau at NGC.COM
Mon Feb 13 13:38:53 UTC 2006

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>>From the local broadssheet:
>"But, for him, it was merely a _weigh station_ on the road to real
>-wilson Gray

Not an eggcord if "him" were a truck driver to whom the weigh stations
[a.k.a. scales] on the road were a professional concern.

A "broads-sheet" is a newspaper for prostitutes?

          - Jim Landau

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