"Apple Gets _a_ Green Light to Block Palm from iTunes"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 25 05:56:42 UTC 2009

>From the NYT on line.

Wasn't it formerly the case that the cliché was "get _the_ green
light," just as it was once the case that the clichés were, "cross
_the_ line," "drive up _the_ wall," and "on _the_ average"?

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
–Mark Twain

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