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    Cool Stab books

    May "stab books" be understood as "bloody murder novels"?

    "She's written six "Stab" books and now has running out of ideas" _The way it is written, honestly.

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    Written where, Bushwhacker?

    You know we need context if you can't find out the answer for yourself.

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    Cool Re: Stab books

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Written where, Bushwhacker?

    You know we need context if you can't find out the answer for yourself.

    Rover
    All the context I can give is the sentence where found "stab books". There is no other reference in the text I'm reading. So, if she is "running out of ideas", that seems to infer the books she writes are kind of "bloody novels", taking into account this previous "stab."

    As for "written" I'm referring to the fact the sentence says exactly "has running", which I find a little bizarre.

    Thanks for your concern

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    Default Re: Stab books

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    All the context I can give is the sentence where I found "stab books". There is no other reference in the text I'm reading. So, if she is "running out of ideas", that seems to infer imply the books she writes are kind of "bloody novels", taking into account this previous "stab."
    It may do, but I have never heard or seen the expression. It is not natural English to me.

    As for "written" I'm referring to the fact the sentence says exactly "has running", which I find a little bizarre. It is wrong. It should be 'is running'. I suspect that the writer is not a native speaker of English.
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