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>I would like to submit a nit for picking (sort of a brief survey):
>I'm seeking a view of where the opinions lie, proportionally along the
>continuum, mostly as a gauge for future encounters of this nature. I keep
>stubbing my toe on this incarnation of the usage necroequine, so I figure I
>may have lost perspective by now.
Always a problem, and still more so if you expect this list to restore it to
you. We eat dead horses for breakfast.
and, if this isn't helpful, at least it might give you a chuckle (an
exchange between airline pilots and a control tower):
Tower: "Eastern 702, cleared for takeoff, contact Departure on 124.7."
Eastern 702: "Tower, Eastern 702 switching to Departure. By the way, after
we lifted off we saw some kind of dead animal on the far end of the runway."
Tower: "Continental 635, cleared for takeoff, contact Departure on 124.7.
Did you copy that report from Eastern?"
Continental 635: "Continental 635, cleared for takeoff, roger; and yes, we
copied Eastern and we've already notified our caterers."
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