[Ads-l] Heard, again: "dekkid"; also "on _the_ average"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 25 04:31:12 EST 2016


"Finally, the case went cold and was put into the 'freezer' - the
storage-area for cold case-files - where it lingered for _dekkids_."

"We have a homicide here in [Reynoldsburg, in] central Ohio only about once
every five years, on _the_ average."

-- 
-Wilson
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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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