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    Default What does Secret-order Distinctions mean ?

    I am confused by this phrase I came across when reading Sister Carrie. Here it is:The people who were now pouring here were not celebrities,nor even local notabilities,in a general sense.They were the lights of a certain circle—the circle of small fortunes and SECRET-ORDER DISTINCTIONS. Thanks!

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    Default Re: What does Secret-order Distinctions mean ?

    I would guess that it refers to recipients of special recognition by secret societies, such as Freemasons, Skull and Bones, etc.

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    Default Re: What does Secret-order Distinctions mean ?

    I got it!Thank you!!

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    Default Re: What does Secret-order Distinctions mean ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zesy View Post
    I got it! Thank you!
    Remember that we don't put a space before an exclamation mark, and that one punctuation mark at the end of each sentence is sufficient.
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