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Reply Thu 15 Dec, 2016 12:17 pm
To Victorville Ca Daily Press


“Nation in Brief Dec. 12: ‘ “…Janet Reno, the first woman to hold the top Justice Department job who died last month, never took the easy way out….”

Instantly then, as a devoted speedreader, “What a dangerous job that must be," i wondered, just how many females have held the position, and why more than one had died last month; who were the others, whether hers was the easy way out or the more difficult, and whether there might have been a common cause of some sort of which the next female applicant should be made aware!

All right, for anyone puzzled at this point, even a slower-goer might reread it, watching for that missing comma. With a barrel of guffaw I am,


Dale Hileman
Apple Valley
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Reply Thu 15 Dec, 2016 12:59 pm
Don't get me started! I get bugged by the reports of all the people who sadly die. Not to mention the people who will hopefully get better. But, as I think you have observed, commas are falling out of favour these days.

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Reply Thu 15 Dec, 2016 02:36 pm
@contrex,
Thanks Con for the guff

...noting also how in some typography the i looks just like I
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Reply Thu 15 Dec, 2016 03:00 pm
@dalehileman,
Thes'n's not quite as good but let's see:

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...with Rolling Tool Cart

...Electric Air Compressor


Hint: Cap'z'n
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