Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Feb 11 08:52:05 UTC 2010

OT: By coincidence, my _street_ > "skreek" friend is a native of Holly
Springs, NC. I never expected the name of his hometown to show up here
for any reason.


On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Bill Palmer <w_a_palmer at> wrote:
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> An assault was reported yesterday in Holly Springs NC, having taken =
> place at an address on "Apple Drupe Way" (I had to look up "drupe"...a =
> class of fruit having a peeling, succulent center, and a pit or seed, =
> such as an apple).
> Bill Palmer
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