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Thread #108767   Message #2266415
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
19-Feb-08 - 12:51 PM
Thread Name: BS: dead stupid....etc...
Subject: RE: BS: dead stupid....etc...
'dead' must have been used in every possible sense.
dead last
dead in the water
dead as a mackerel, dodo, etc.
dead wind
dead straight
dead hand
dead vote
dead certain
dead lives
dead wood
dead ice
dead steam
dead silence
dead pull
dead water
dead center
dead time
dead drunk
dead level
dead calm
dead beat
dead head
dead ahead
dead slow
dead on
dead shot
dead eye
dead letter
dead heat
dead weight
dead dumb
etc., &c., and so forth