by law = 'inevitably; naturally'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 16 12:50:16 UTC 2012

The father of one of the children killed in Connecticut tells CNN that his
children "were born within three years of one another, so by law they were
very close."


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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