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90752, RE: Have you read any Hammett
Posted by Weird Jim, Mon Apr-23-12 06:50 PM
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Even in some good dictionaries it has the altered meaning. I never heard about the lie, though. It does come across as funny if one thinks the original meaning.

Weird Jim

"Good reading is the only test of good writing"
Robertson Davies. A voice from the attic 1960