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    Dear all.

    What is the meaning of "Murdoch" in:

    "I GOT A CALL FROM THE WARDEN AT MURDOCH LAST NIGHT."

    I really don'r know if it's capitalized or not because all the script is written in caps. Is it a name of place or a prison??

    Thanks a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Dear all.

    What is the meaning of "Murdoch" in:

    "I GOT A CALL FROM THE WARDEN AT MURDOCH LAST NIGHT."

    I really don'r know if it's capitalized or not because all the script is written in caps. Is it a name of place or a prison??

    Thanks a lot.
    As a warden is referred to in the text, I would guess that it's a prison.

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    ... or somewhere else with tight security - a psychiatric hospital, say.

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    What is the context? Are you sure you read the headline correctly?

    I just ask, since Rupert Murdoch is giving interviews from prison lately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    What is the context? Are you sure you read the headline correctly?

    I just ask, since Rupert Murdoch is giving interviews from prison lately.
    Rupert Murdoch is in prison! Oh joy! Can it really be true?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Rupert Murdoch is in prison! Oh joy! Can it really be true?
    Trivia: when The Times moved its offices to Wapping, a friend of mine used to call it 'The Wapping Liar'. Just saying...

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    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    What is the context? Are you sure you read the headline correctly?

    I just ask, since Rupert Murdoch is giving interviews from prison lately.
    Who is Rupert Murdoch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Who is Rupert Murdoch?
    Australian-born media magnate, who owns many news-related enterprises in the UK, USA... probably elsewhere too. Wikipedia would tell you more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Who is Rupert Murdoch?
    Where do you live? I am moving there!

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